Typhoon on track to hit western Guangdong

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Barijat, the 23rd typhoon this year is moving westward at a speed of 10 to 15 kilometers per hour, the provincial meteorological bureau of Hainan said,while issuing an alert, warning against strong gales and downpours, Xinhua reports. Maximum wind speed could reach 18 meters per second near its eye, about 850 km away from the city of Leizhou, Guangdong province.

It is expected to land in an area between western Guangdong and eastern Hainan during the day on Thursday.