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This year's 17th typhoon Megi makes landfall in east China

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09-28-2016 10:17 BJT

In China where Typhoon Megi, the 17th typhoon to hit the region this year, has made landfall. It struck Quanzhou city, in east China's Fujian Province, at 4:40 a.m. Megi brings winds of up to one-hundred-and-eighteen kilometers per hour.

Meanwhile, China's National Meteorological Centre has continued to issue an orange alert, the second highest of a four-tier warning system, for rainstorms on Wednesday.

Soldiers help fishermen strengthen fishing boats at a port in Shishi, southeast China

Soldiers help fishermen strengthen fishing boats at a port in Shishi, southeast China's Fujian Province, Sept. 27, 2016. Megi, the 17th typhoon this year, is expected to move to the southern Fujian coast on Wednesday morning after it made landfall in coastal eastern Taiwan Tuesday afternoon. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

Heavy rainfalls are forecast for parts of Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces in east China and Guangdong province in south of the country. 

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