Roof flying in the air, the trees, smash Windows, cars floating, people rolling on the asphalt, unable to withstand the wind.
September 16, Typhoon “Mangkhut” reached the shores of China.
On the eve of the Typhoon passed through the Philippines, leaving at least 59 of the victims. This is the strongest Typhoon registered in China for the time of the observations, say local authorities. The wind speed reaches 160 km per hour.
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China (people’s Republic of China) – a country in East Asia.
Coat of arms
The Capital – Beijing
Largest cities: Chongqing, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Form of government – parliamentary Republic
The area – 9 596 960 km2 (3rd in the world)
Population is 1,375 billion people (1 in world)
Official language – Chinese
HDI – 0,727 (90th in the world)
GDP – $of 10.35 trillion (2nd in the world)
Currency – the yuan
Borders: the DPRK, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam
The wind and the rain had come to Hong Kong and then in heavily populated Guangdong province on Sunday afternoon. Wind storm smashed Windows, tore off parts of buildings and roofs; waves flooded the coastal hotels and restaurants, the water is carried through the streets of cars.
More than 100 people were injured.
In Guangdong, nearly half a million people were evacuated from the seven cities. Schools closed until Tuesday, and high speed rail lines are temporarily stopped. In the southern province of Fujian, officials ordered thousands of fishing vessels to return to Harbor and shut down the construction site near the coast.
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