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Typhoon Pakhar lands in Chi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Beijing, Aug 27: Pakhar, the 14th typhoon of the year, landed in the Chinese city Taishan on Sunday in Guangdong province, bringing gales of up to 33 meters per second. Pakhar hit the province soon after Typhoon Hato, which landed on Wednesday in Zhuhai, about 80 km from Taishan, Xinhua news agency reported. The meteorological centre said the city would see rainstorms and fierce winds on Sunday. A temporary closing of local companies, government agencies, schools and public places started on Saturday. Chi’s tiol Meteorological Centre (NMC) said Pakhar would move northwestward, entering Guangxi Zhuang region on Sunday evening while losing strength. (IANS)

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