Hundreds of flights in and out across the mainland were cancelled. Some bridges and railroad sections were shut down, thousands of fishing boats and other vessels were moved to safety, and more than 2,600 residents in the southern mainland regions were evacuated due to the possibility of landslides and other concerns.
The state weather service warned on Monday that it could bring strong winds and heavy rains in the central Philippines and parts of the southern tip of the Bicol peninsula in the next 24 hours.
The typhoon had sustained winds of 83 kilometres per hour (51 miles per hour) and gusts up to 101 kilometres per hour (63 miles per hour). Winds were expected to gradually weaken in the afternoon, the observatory said.
On Friday, Philippine authorities issued storm warnings for Cagayan and Ilocos Norte provinces on its northern island of Luzon and for sparsely inhabited islands of Luzon's northern coast. There were no immediate reports of flooding or damage.
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.