August 15, 2013. Tours of the island near the Chinese province of Guangdong have been canceled due to Typhoon "chime", that brought heavy rains to the region and gale-force winds.
This is the 11 typhoon that falls this year on the territory of the PRC. At the moment when he reached China, the wind speed at its center reached 150 kilometers per hour. This has resulted in falling trees and billboards, and high waves in the sea.
All fishing boats from Tuesday forbidden to go into the sea, and called on local residents to remain at home.
Meanwhile, on Thursday morning, "chime" reached the southern province of Guangxi. Here, too, there are rains and strong winds. According to the local meteorological bureau, the bad weather will last in the region for several days.
However, on the other hand, the precipitation will soften somewhat drought, from which almost all summer suffered many Chinese provinces, including Guangxi.
At the moment, the typhoon gradually loses strength, moving in a northeasterly direction at a speed of 13 kilometers per hour.
Recall, on Monday, "chime" was raging in the Philippines. Element destroyed houses, destroyed crops and caused the death of three people and the disappearance of another 13.