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Typhoon Pakhar Weakens After Making Landfall in Southern China

Tropical Cyclone Pakhar enervated after creation landfall with strong breeze and complicated sleet lashing southern China on Sunday as a second gale in a week strike a region.

Hong Kong lowered a charge warning to Signal 3 from 8 after Pakhar passed a city and done land nearby Taishan City in southern Guangdong Province, a city’s continue look-out said in a statement. Earlier, winds reached charge force in a southwestern partial of Hong Kong and whirly force on high belligerent of Lantau Island, it said. The gales are approaching to assuage progressively.

About 300 flights were canceled or behind in Hong Kong, and around 30 diverted to other places, according to a matter on a city’s supervision website released during 12:20 p.m. internal time. The Home Affairs Department non-stop 27 proxy shelters and 231 people had sought retreat there as of 11:10 a.m. The China Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui was sealed temporarily, a supervision website said in an proclamation released during 9:05 a.m.

According to a Hospital Authority, 51 people — 25 group and 26 women aged between 22 and 83 — sought medical diagnosis during open hospitals during a gale period.

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