Zhejiang ports hit by Typhoon Fitow

Shanghai: Powerful Typhoon Fitow landed in Southeast China with strong wind and heavy rain yesterday and the National Meteorological Centre has issued the highest red alert for coastal areas.

Several coastal areas in the south of Zhejiang Province including Taizhou, has been hit by the typhoon, with some terminals of Taizhou Haimen port flooded.

Neighboring port city Zhoushan is also evacuating people near coastal areas and Zhoushan port has stopped passenger services.

In Fujian, 177,000 people have already been evacuated before the storm hit the coast. [07/10/13]

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