Megi has slammed in to Taiwan leaving 4 dead and 160 injured. The storm has brought damage across most of the island blocking roads, knocking out power and shutting off power supplies.
Today South Eastern China including Guangdong and Fujian will also see a flood threat much like we seen with Nepartak and Meranti. Unlike Meranti which weakened and turned north, Megi will take a more westerly track lingering in the region while weakening and thus dropping most of its potential rainfall over the area increasing the threat of floods.
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MEGI has made landfall in Fujian Province near Quanzhou.
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MAX RAINFALL REPORTED since the storm begin was in Datong, Taiwan with 1106mm.
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Death toll has climbed to 4 with over 160 injuries reported across Taiwan. Max rainfall was reported in
Typhoon Megi has made landfall over Hualien City.
— James Reynolds (@EarthUncutTV) September 27, 2016
— Dan Lindsey (@DanLindsey77) September 27, 2016
— Josh Morgerman (@iCyclone) September 27, 2016
Outer rain bands and monsoonal flow in to #Megi is also causing issues in the Philippines. All classes in Iloilo City have been suspended at this time
In Hualien City, on the east coast of Taiwan, a 635-ton crane was knocked over Monday by strong winds, according to reports. No injuries were reported following the accident,
— James Reynolds (@EarthUncutTV) September 26, 2016
WIND GUST reported in Okinawa up to 124kph