In the Chinese Guangdong province was hit by super Typhoon «Mangkhut»

© AFP 2018 / Nicolas AsfouriЖенщина overtaken by a gust of strong wind associated with the arrival of the Typhoon of Mangkhut in the city of Yangjiang, South China’s Guangdong province. 16 Sep 2018In the Chinese Guangdong province was hit by super Typhoon «Mangkhut»© AFP 2018 / Nicolas Asfouri

Supertyphoon «Mangkhut» on Sunday evening reached the coast of Guangdong province in southern China, according to local meteorological center.

The twenty second, this year a Typhoon struck the area Taishan city Seniman about 17.00 local time (12.00 GMT). The wind speed at the moment of landing of the Typhoon reached 45 meters per second, which is equivalent to 14 points.

Earlier Saturday, the meteorological administration of China declared the highest «red» level of danger in the southern coastal areas in connection with the approaching super Typhoon.

In Guangdong province were evacuated 100 thousand local residents, about 36 thousand fishing vessels have returned to ports from sea and suspended flights from the airports of Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Guangzhou, stopped the movement of high-speed trains throughout the province. Authorities also canceled classes in schools.

Meanwhile in Hainan province were evacuated about 80 thousand inhabitants, 24 of thousands of fishing boats have returned to ports, closed all the tourist sites, suspended the sale of train tickets.

The authorities of the special administrative region of Macau has opened two shelters that can accommodate 24 thousand people.

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