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Typhoon Bolaven to land in NE China

(China Daily)

13:14, August 28, 2012

A motorcycle driver and a passenger move with difficulty against strong gales in Zhoushang, East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 27, 2012. Typhoon Bolaven was located 525 km southeast of the coast of east China's Zhejiang Province on Monday. It is expected to make landfall in northeast China's Liaoning province on Tuesday. A yellow alert, calling for storm surges between 50 to 150 centimeters along the coast between Shandong and Zhejiang provinces, was issued by the National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center. It also detected 10-meter-high waves in the East China Sea at 6 a.m. Monday. [Photo/Xinhua]

SHENYANG - Typhoon Bolaven is expected to make landfall in northeast China's Liaoning province on Tuesday, the meteorological center of the city of Shenyang said Monday.

The center issued a yellow alert for Bolaven on Monday morning, the second-highest level in the country's four-tier color-coded weather warning system, predicting the severe typhoon will land in the city of Dandong in Liaoning and the northwestern region of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday evening.

Ferry services on the Dandong section of the Yalu River, which is on the border between the DPRK and China, have been suspended, local flood control authorities said Monday afternoon.


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