Typhoon leaves trail of death and mayhem

By Luo Wangshu ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-10-06 08:29:07

At least six people were killed and another 223 injured when Typhoon Mujigae battered Guangdong province on Sunday.

According to the China Meteorological Administration, Zhanjiang in Guangdong province felt the brunt of the typhoon's force when it hit the coast at around 2 pm on Sunday afternoon with winds of up to 50 meters per second.

The local authorities have issued a "red alert", the highest level of emergency response, and staff have been called back from their holidays to deal with the typhoon's aftermath. Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes and many areas worst hit by the typhoon are without electricity.

Typhoon leaves trail of death and mayhem

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