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Typhoon Chan-hom Slams Eastern China's Zhoushan City.
« on: July 13, 2015, 12:27:10 PM »
A powerful Typhoon Chan-hom slammed into the Chinese island city of Zhoushan on Saturday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and strong winds in an event that has prompted hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

Chan-hom hit Zhoushan -- part of eastern China's densely populated coastal Zhejiang province -- with winds of around 100 mph, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, state-run media outlet Xinhua reported.

No casualties were immediately reported from the storm, which has dropped 4 inches of rain in some areas since Friday, Xinhua said.

Officials in Zhejiang evacuated more than 1 million people from coastal areas, called nearly 30,000 ships in to port and canceled more than 600 flights because of the typhoon, according to Xinhua.

Image below:
People gather to see huge waves as typhoon Chan-hom comes near Wenling, in China’s Zhejiang province. The typhoon lashed Japan’s Okinawa island chain before pushing towards Taiwan and onto China

Thats one huge wave!!!!!!

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