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Published: 14:33, July 25, 2021 | Updated: 19:11, July 25, 2021
Typhoon In-Fa hits Zhejiang
By Xinhua
Published:14:33, July 25, 2021 Updated:19:11, July 25, 2021 By Xinhua

A huge wave forms on the sea near Haili village of Shitang town in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, July 24, 2021. (PHOTO / IC)

Typhoon In-Fa, the sixth typhoon this year, made landfall at Putuo, Zhoushan in eastern Zhejiang province, at around 12:30 on Sunday, with maximum wind speed reaching 38 meters per second.

The Zhejiang emergency management department has urged immediate flood prevention measures, saying that school classes, production, market, and road traffic shall be suspended when necessary

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Moving northwestern with gust and heavy downpours at a speed of 15 kilometers per hour, it is expected to swirl through the Hangzhou Bay and make landfall again between Jiaxing in northern Zhejiang and Pudong of Shanghai Sunday evening.

Zhejiang province upgraded its emergency response to the highest Level I from Saturday noon, the provincial emergency management department said.

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The Zhejiang emergency management department has urged immediate flood prevention measures, saying that school classes, production, market, and road traffic shall be suspended when necessary.


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