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China to Evacuate Hundreds of Thousands as Twin Typhoons Approach

HeadlineSep 13, 2017
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In China, authorities are set to evacuate a half-million people as a pair of typhoons bear down on the country’s heavily populated east coast. Taiwan canceled flights Wednesday and issued a warning to ships as Typhoon Talim threatened the island ahead of an expected landfall late Thursday on China’s northern coast as a strong typhoon. To the south, Typhoon Doksuri threatens China’s southeast and Vietnam, as it strengthens over the South China Sea. Earlier this week, the storm brought flooding to the Philippines capital Manila and surrounding provinces.

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