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Fanapi batters China's eastern coast

09-21-2010 08:29 BJT

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The strongest typhoon this year to hit the Chinese Mainland has made landfall in the eastern Fujian Province, after sweeping through Taiwan. So far, no casualties have been reported.

Coastal cities in the province have been battered with heavy rain, with more expected in the coming days. Fierce winds, have also destroyed the infrastructure along the coast. Railway service and flights to and from Xiamen city have been suspended. Schools have also been closed. Fishermen, including those from Taiwan have returned to harbor and are taking refuge on shore.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

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