BEIJING: On Friday, Southern China and Vietnam were exhilarating for the coming of Typhoon Rammasun later than the massive storm killed at least 54 people in the Philippines.
On Friday afternoon Rammasun was due to hit land on Hainan Island off China’s southern coast and Guangdong province on the mainland with winds of up to 180 kph.
Above 26,000 people on Hainan had been removed and authorities needed resorts and tour bus companies to suspend operations through Saturday afternoon – Xinhua stated.
The storm made for high winds and rain to Hong Kong and was due to plow through northern Vietnam after passing Hainan. Rammasun barreled through the northern Philippines on Wednesday, drenching the capital of Manila.
The life-threatening typhoon requisite the shifting of half a million people and hamstring power to whole provinces. The Philippines’ National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Friday updated the death toll to 54, with three more people missing and 100 wounded.