Fierce winds and rains hit the city of Shanwei in Guangdong province of China, when the Typhoon "Jaime" fell on Friday on the country.
9 cities in Guangdong province South of China has issued the highest red alert level, in accordance with the meteorological center of the province. In Shenzhen, all schools, offices and businesses were closed. The Ministry of city disaster prevention urged people to stay indoors.
Hong Kong remains in a state of high alert on Friday morning. Was declared the warning calls of tropical storm winds of 63 to 117 kph (39 to 73 mph). Rescuers advised residents to stay indoors. The hurricane is expected to rage most of the day in Hong Kong.
The Department of internal Affairs has opened 22 temporary shelters in various districts, a total of 129 people are in shelters. Stock exchange (HKEX) is also closed. According to the Hong Kong airport authority, 741 passenger flight was cancelled and delayed. While there were no reports of flooding and landslides.
The Hong Kong Observatory advised the public to stay away from the shoreline due to rough seas, and not to engage in water sports.
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