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China evacuates 140,000, suspends transport as typhoon nears

Beijing – Local authorities had evacuated at least 140,000 people and suspended some transport services on Wednesday as Typhoon Megi approached southern China after killing 19 people in the Philippines.

The island province of Hainan and nearby Guangdong and Fujian provinces were placed on high alert for the typhoon, which was expected to make landfall in southern China on Thursday or Friday.

Weather forecasters warned that Megi could be the strongest typhoon to hit southern China in 20 years and could bring the highest tides for 200 years to some coastal areas.

The State Oceanic Administration forecast waves up to 7 metres high off Guangdong over the next two to three days, the China Daily newspaper said.

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More flooding for central america, it is amazing how much we have seen this year.

Luke 21:25 (NIV) – “There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.”

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Tropical Storm Matthew deluges Central America

Tropical Storm Matthew drenched Central America Saturday with torrential rain, forcing thousands to evacuate and bringing fresh misery to a region were hundreds have died in flooding and landslides this year.

With communities in several countries on red alert, Matthew surged ashore in northeastern Nicaragua then headed west, dumping rain across much of Honduras, where about 15 people were missing after boarding a sailboat.

In Haiti, an unrelated freak storm killed at least five survivors from its devastating January quake and wounded dozens as it blasted through the capital Port-au-Prince, tearing down shabby tent homes, trees and power lines.

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