Typhoon estuary that landed in China is expected to have a great impact on the rainy season. The estuary, accompanied by a strong rainstorm, landed in southeastern China today (4th), causing great damage.
Correspondent Song Wook, Beijing.
Large roadside trees were uprooted, and the city center quickly became a sea of water.
The wind is so strong that I can't hold my body properly.
The iron roof that was blown away by the strong wind hit the bus that was running.
[Zhejiang Province Residents: The vegetable market was broken like this in a typhoon. Be careful.]
Today, the 4th Typhoon estuary landed in Zhejiang, southeastern China.
Along with a strong wind of 38m/sec, up to 400mm of rain was poured.
Hagupit means lashing in Filipino.
A flood of refugees has occurred in flooded areas with 380,000 people evacuating from Zhejiang Province alone.
Some sections of the highway were closed, and the cancellation of railroads and aircraft continued.
The northward estuary is expected to rain heavily in Taihu and Shanghai, downstream of the Yangtze River.
Heavy rains over southern China over the past two months have resulted in overturning over 55 million displaced people.
[Jang Ling / Chief Meteorological Officer, China Meteorological Observatory: The estuary is small in size, but the energy is concentrated, so the destructive power of the wind is relatively large.]
It is predicted that the mouth of Hagupit will turn to the West Sea after changing to a temperate cyclone, where the wind is weaker than a typhoon tomorrow.
(Video coverage: Deokhyun Choi, Video editing: Hojin Kim)
Typhoon estuary lands in a two-month flood… Evacuation of 380,000 people
Typhoon estuary that landed in China is expected to have a big impact on the rainy season. The estuary, accompanied by a strong rainstorm, landed in southeastern China today, causing great damage.