Super Typhoon Nepartak made landfall on Saturday afternoon in east China’s Fujian Province, bringing with it gales and downpours.
The first typhoon of the season landed at 1:45 p.m. in Shishi City, packing winds of up to about 100 km per hour.
Two people died and 17 are still missing after Typhoon Nepartak and devastated the Chinese province of Fujian.
A red rainstorm alert has been issued in Putian City, which experienced more than 250 millimeters of precipitation in four hours early this morning.
More than 428,000 residents have been evacuated. The storm destroyed more than 1,000 houses.
Nearly 49,000 hectares of crops were damaged by the typhoon, including 4,500 hectares totally destroyed. Nearly 400 flights and at least 300 high-speed trains canceled. Road traffic has been disrupted.
Nepartak weakened to a tropical depression, but it will continue to bring strong winds and heavy rains in the Jiangxi and Zhejiang provinces.
and here a impressive video of the damages from Nepartak in China:
Typhoon Nepartak made first landfall early on Friday in eastern Taiwan, packing winds of up to 190 km per hour gusting up to 234 km per hour.