At least 200,000 people live in coastal areas or flimsy homes in the province near where the storm, called Typhoon Vongfong, made landfall with fierce winds and heavy rain.
Kammuri's fierce winds toppled trees and flattened flimsy homes across a swathe of the nation's north on Tuesday, and forced a rare 12-hour shutdown of Manila's international airport.
The officers used a plastic tub as a to float the one-month-old across high waters and used an umbrella to shield it from heavy rain brought by Super Typhoon Rai.
Typhoon Rai among deadliest to hit the Philippines; some central, southern areas still cut off; military deploys planes, ships air to deliver aid
It’s so important for the people of South Korea to pay attention to the information provided by their government regarding weather updates and vocate the areas that are going to be most affected by the powerful typhoon (“Typhoon batters South Korea, forcing thousands to flee,” Sept.6, Gulf Today website). According to the
Shanghai grounded ferry services and deployed more than 50,000 police officers to aid with rescues and guide traffic away from danger areas. The eastern business hub of Wenzhou ordered all classes suspended on Monday.
The typhoon, travelling northward at a speed of 19 km per hour (12 mph), is expected to land 90 kilometres southwest of the port city Busan early on Tuesday, after reaching waters off Jeju Island around Monday midnight.
South Korean officials put the nation on alert about potential damages from flooding, landslides and tidal waves unleashed by Hinnamnor, which came just weeks after heavy rains in the region around the capital Seoul caused flooding that killed at least 14 people.
The powerful system has weakened since arriving on land Sunday evening around Kagoshima city in the southwestern region of Kyushu, but it has still uprooted trees, smashed windows and left rivers close to overflowing.