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World East China braces for typhoon In-fa after flooding in country's center

09:16  25 july  2021
09:16  25 july  2021 Source:   cnn.com

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In - fa ' s wind speeds were up to 38 metres per second, the China Meteorological Administration said. That is equal to about 137 kph (85 mph), according to Reuters calculations. It was due to travel north along the Zhejiang coast from around noon, passing Shanghai and reaching northeastern Jiangsu Flooding in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou last week killed 12 people who were trapped in the subway system. read more. Shanghai Disneyland will close on Sunday and Monday because of the weather, the resort announced, while the city' s Yangshan Port has evacuated hundreds of vessels

The typhoon is set to hit the east coast province of Zhejiang even as central China is still reeling from record flooding that killed at least 58, cut off power and forced the relocation of more than 1 million people. “We will make every effort to ensure the safety of people’ s lives and property In - fa ’ s wind speeds were up to 38 metres per second, the China Meteorological Administration said. That is equal to about 137 kph (85 mph), according to Reuters calculations. It was due to travel north along the Zhejiang coast from around noon, passing Shanghai and reaching northeastern Jiangsu province by the evening.

Chinese commercial hub Shanghai and neighboring coastal regions canceled all flights, slowed or suspended subway trains and shuttered businesses as Typhoon In-fa made landfall on Sunday.

a man walking in the rain: People cross the street in the wind and rain along in Ningbo on July 25, as Typhoon In-Fa lashes the eastern coast of China. © Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images People cross the street in the wind and rain along in Ningbo on July 25, as Typhoon In-Fa lashes the eastern coast of China.

The typhoon landed in the Putuo district of the city of Zhoushan, a major port in the east coast province of Zhejiang, at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, state broadcaster CCTV said, citing the China Meteorological Administration.

The storm hit as central China is still reeling from record flooding that killed at least 58, cut off power and forced the relocation of more than 1 million people.

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A man in central China has been rescued after spending three days trapped in a flooded underground garage following torrential rains. Key points: Record rainfall hit the major city of Zhengzhou last week. The death toll from the disaster has reportedly risen to 58. Typhoon In - fa was due to hit south of Shanghai on Sunday. Central China 's Henan province is not the only region on alert as a typhoon barrels towards the country ' s east coast. (AP: Dake Kang.

The typhoon is set to hit the east coast province of Zhejiang even as central China is still reeling from record flooding that killed at least 58, cut off power and forced the relocation of more than 1 million people. "We will make every effort to ensure the safety of people' s lives and property In - fa ' s wind speeds were up to 38 metres per second, the China Meteorological Administration said. That is equal to about 137 kph (85 mph), according to Reuters calculations. It was due to travel north along the Zhejiang coast from around noon, passing Shanghai and reaching northeastern Jiangsu province by the evening.

"We will make every effort to ensure the safety of people's lives and property, and do everything to minimize disaster losses, and strive to achieve the goal of no deaths and few injuries and economic losses," said Yuan Jiajun, the Zhejiang province Communist Party secretary, during an inspection of preparations on Saturday, official media reported.

The Meteorological Administration earlier said the typhoon was moving at a speed of 15 kph (9 mph).

In-fa's wind speeds were up to 38 meters per second, the Meteorological Administration said. That is equal to about 137 kph (85 mph), according to Reuters calculations.

It was due to travel north along the Zhejiang coast from around noon, passing Shanghai and reaching northeastern Jiangsu province by the evening.

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BEIJING, July 24 — China shut down ports and railways today as it braced for Typhoon In - Fa as parts of the country struggled to recover from devastating floods earlier this week. In - Fa is forecast to make landfall late tomorrow in the eastern coastal province of Zhejiang near Shanghai, according Torrential downpours dumped a year’ s rain in just three days this week on the hardest-hit city of Zhengzhou, where at least a dozen people died inside a subway train during Tuesday’ s rush hour after floodwaters trapped passengers in their carriages. State media warned that In - Fa could bring more

Help Center . Beijing (AP) -- Shanghai' s two international airports canceled all flights and authorities banned outdoor activities Sunday as eastern China braced for the arrival of Typhoon In - fa . In - fa was forecast to hit Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai, on Sunday afternoon, with rainfall of 250-350 millimeters (10 to 14 inches), the national weather bureau announced.

The Zhejiang emergency management department upgraded its typhoon response to the highest level on Saturday, closing schools and markets, and suspending road traffic when necessary.

Both Shanghai, home to about 26 million people, and Hangzhou to the south cancelled inbound and outbound flights from Saturday, and many train services in the region were also halted.

The Shanghai government said it would slow its subway trains, while Hangzhou authorities warned residents that underground trains would be suspended.

Flooding in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou last week killed 12 people who were trapped in the subway system.

Shanghai Disneyland will close on Sunday and Monday because of the weather, the resort announced, while the city's Yangshan Port has evacuated hundreds of vessels, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

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