Typhoon Kujira hits south China’s Hainan Province
Typhoon Kujira has made landfall in south China’s Hainan island province. It is the eighth typhoon of 2015 in this South-east Asian region.
After Typhoon Kujira struck the mainland region, it had brought heavy rain with packing winds of up to 90 kilometers per hour. However, after its landfall in Hainan the typhoon (tropical cyclone) had weakened into a tropical storm.
Prior to landfall of typhoon more than 40,000 people and over 20,000 fishing boats were called back to harbor. Apart from it around 63 flights have been canceled at the Meilan International Airport in the provincial capital of Haikou and 99 flights were cancelled at Sanya Phoenix International Airport.