Typhoon Fitow Killed 5 In China – Photos

Typhoon Fitow strikes the east coast of China early Monday killing at least five people.

A lots of people were injured by the disaster.

Filow is a name of a flower from Micronesia.

Many houses along the Zhejiang coastal areas have collapsed and the heavy rain cause flooding in the province. 

Typhoon Fitow hit China just two weeks after Typhoon Usagi wreaked havoc in the region, leaving at least 25 reported dead in southern China.

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Photos: Typhoon Usagi Hit Southern China, 25 Killed

Typhoon Usagi  slammed into southern China on Sunday evening. 

Nanfang Daily reported that the typhoon made a landfall at 7:40 p.m. yesterday in Shanwei city, in Guangdong province after veered away from Hong Kong at the last minute.

Australia Network News reported that at least twenty-five people were killed on the China’s southern coast, including thirteen in Shanwei which is in the eastern fringes of Guangdong province. 

The typhoon brings very strong wind, storm surge and heavy rains that could cause flooding and landslides.

Xinhua reported that in Shanwei city, the strong winds blew cars off the road near a gas station and houses were toppled.

Flights to and from Hong Kong and three mainland airports were canceled.

Ferry services around the area were also canceled, while Fujian province suspended shipping between mainland China and Taiwan.

Xinhua reported that intercity trains including the high-speed rail to Beijing, Shenzhen and Hong Kong would remain suspended until Tuesday.

Thousands of people were evacuated from coastal areas and temporary shelters were opened.

Hong Kong delayed the opening of markets, banks and schools.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. said it scrapped morning trading today.

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China Hit By Typhoon Chanthu-Pictures

Typhoon Chanthu made a landfall on Guangdong province Thursday noon, July 22, 2010.

Typhoon is a natural disaster.

It brought strong winds up to 126 kilometers per hour and very heavy rain.

It made the bad flood in China even worse.

2 people were killed when the very strong wind knocked down a wall.

It then weaken to a tropical storm.

In Hong Kong the heavy rain caused a bad flood and killed 1 person.

This is the worst storm that hit Hong Kong in 30 years.

The storm will cause heavy rain as it continue its journey to other parts of China.

High winds brought by the Typhoon Chanthu, July 22, 2010. ( Xinhua )
A flooded road in Haikou, the capital of Hainan province after hit by Typhoon Chanthu, July 22, 2010. ( Xinhua )

A flooded road in Quanzhou in Fujian province, July 22, 2010. ( Photo: CFP )
Dark cloud in the sky over Zhuhai, in Guangdong province South China after Typhoon Chanthu lands on the province on July 22, 2010. (Xinhua)
Surge caused by Typhoon Chanthu on the Hailin Island,Yangjang,Guangdong in South China, July 22, 2010. (Photo CFP)

Photo of flood in China. (AP Photo)
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