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2017 Aug 23 Wed, 12:43:41 am

4,000 evacuated ahead of Typhoon Hato's arrival in south China

GUIYANG, China, 22nd August, 2017 (WAM) -- China's State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has issued a red alert for ocean waves in sea areas off the coast of southern Guangdong Province as Typhoon Hato approaches, with more than 4,000 people already evacuated. Hato, the 13th typhoon to hit China this year, is likely to make landfall on the coast of Guangdong on Wednesday morning. The typhoon has been moving westward at a speed of 20 kph since Tuesday morning, according to local meteorological authorities, according to...