Super Typhoon Chan-hom, is expected to hit Zhejiang province in China on Saturday after battering Okinawa Thursday, according to the U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center.
Chinese authorities are evacuating people from coastal areas in preparation for the super typhoon’s landfall, state media reported.
According to the U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Super Typhoon Chan-hom was moving in Ryuku Islands, Japan in early Friday, with maximum sustained winds of around 213 kph (132 mph).
It’s forecast to weaken before hitting the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang on Saturday, but it could still hit the province as a Category 2 hurricane.
After Tropical Storm Linfa hit Guangdong province and Hong Kong last Thursday, they are getting back to business.
Approximately 1,020 flights had to been delayed because of the storm.
Hong Kong International Airport spokesman told CNN. The Tropical Storm Linfa had also hit the northern Philippines earlier this week.
No deaths or serious injuries were reported in Hong Kong or Guangdong as a result of the weather system.
By Friday morning, it had weakened into a lower pressure area, according to the Hong Kong Observatory.
Friday morning, the Storm weakened into a low pressure area.
There were no deaths or serious injuries reported in Hongkong and Guangdong.
According to Japan Meteorological Agency, there is a new more Super Typhoon heading towards the southeastern coast of Japan.
Typhoon Nangka is currently in the Pacific Ocean north of Guam, with sustained winds of 250 kph (150 mph). Image Source / Wunderground