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Typhoon Kujira makes landfall in south China

Updated: 2015-06-22 20:35

HAIKOU - Typhoon Kujira, the eighth typhoon of 2015,made landfall in south China's Hainan Province on Monday evening.

The storm landed in the coastal city of Wanning at 6:50 pm, packing winds of up to 90 kilometers per hour, said the Hainan Meteorological Service.

The island province has evacuated more than 40,000 people, and over 20,000 fishing boats in the province have been called back to harbor.

All elementary and middle schools in the provincial capital Haikou City will be closed on Tuesday, according to the local government.

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