BEIJING (Worthy News)-- Super Typhoon Rammasun left a trail of destruction that left at least 40 dead in the Philippines and now is heading for China still packing winds up to 123 MPH.
China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) said Super Typhoon Rammasun was on course to hit Hainan island and Guangdong province late in the afternoon.
The outer bands of the storm lashed Hong Kong overnight with heavy rain and strong winds but the city was spared a direct hit as the typhoon veered west towards Hainan.
Packing winds on Friday morning of up to 198 kilometres (123 miles) an hour, the super typhoon was expected to bring torrential rains, the NMC said.
China's official news agency Xinhua said Rammasun was expected to be the strongest typhoon to hit Hainan in 40 years. -- Source
Copyright 1999-2017 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.