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Tropical storm brings downpours to south China, raises disaster fears (5)


10:09, October 05, 2011

A resident's raincoat is lifted by gale in downtown Qionghai, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 4, 2011. Strong tropical storm Nalgae landed on Hainan Tuesday afternoon. Nalgae came ashore near Dong'ao Tawnship of Wanning City in Hainan Province at 12:30 p.m., packing winds of 90 kilometers per hour at its center, said the Hainan Provincial Meteorological Station. The station forecast that the tropical storm would move westwards after making landfall, bringing gales and rainfalls to south China's coastal areas. (Xinhua/Meng Zhongde)

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