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Typhoon Fanapi moves into southern China

09-21-2010 18:27 BJT

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Typhoon Fanapi, the 11th and strongest typhoon to hit China this year, has moved inland at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour. The typhoon is forecast to strike southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region this afternoon.

According to meteorological authorities, Fanapi will lash the region with wind and torrential rain though its intensity has decreased. Weather experts warn of possible flooding, landslides and debris flows and have asked local authorities to be prepared. The rain is expected to end on Friday. Typhoon Fanapi struck east China's Fujian Province on Monday. No casualties have been reported and damage is yet to be assessed.

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