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Typhoon closes all schools in Shanghai

09-01-2010 08:28 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

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Shanghai authorities have canceled all kindergarten, primary and high school classes for Wednesday, due to the approach of typhoon Kom-pasu.

The move is to ensure students' safety as the typhoon is likely to bring heavy rainS and strong gales. Wednesday is the beginning of the autumn semester for schools across China. But in Shanghai, it will now start on Thursday.

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Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

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