South China hit the second week of a powerful Typhoon «Pakhar»

© Photo : NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Antifun. Archive photoSouth China hit the second week of a powerful Typhoon «Pakhar»© Photo : NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

Second week powerful Typhoon «Pakhar» Sunday morning struck the South of China, reported China Central television.

The Typhoon reached the coast of Taishan city in Guangdong province about 9 a.m. (04.00 GMT). The maximum wind speed in the epicenter of the Typhoon is 33 meters per second, which is equivalent to 12 points.

Previously, the government of the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao announced the eighth (on a 10-point scale) the level of storm risk with the approach of Typhoon «Pakhar»

Macau, Hong Kong and southern districts of mainland China is still recovering from the most powerful this year in China Typhoon «Hato» which hit the South of the country on Wednesday afternoon. The authorities of Hong Kong and Macau for the first time since 2012, and 1999, respectively, announced higher, the tenth level storm hazard. Victims of the «Hato» the latest figures were 17 people, most of the victims — nine — were in Macau.

For liquidation of consequences of the city government for the first time in history attracted troops of the people’s liberation army (PLA).

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