Typhoon «Conson»From which two days ago hit the Philippines, reached China. Authorities were warned in advance about the possible threat, so to the disaster have been canceled all flights, thousands of Chinese people have been evacuated from the most dangerous areas.
In the Philippines, the number of victims of the hurricane has reached 39 people, and 84 are unaccounted for. When approaching the Philippines wind speed «Conson» reached 120 kilometers per second, however, after the impact of such a destructive force, faced by the inhabitants of the Philippines, hurricane strength could be compared to a tropical storm.
However, some time later, the wind speed «Conson» increased up to 126 kilometers per second. At 7:50 local time the hurricane struck the famous resort of Sanya, on the island of Hainan Island.
Fortunately, the authorities were aware in advance of the approach of a typhoon, and rescuers managed to evacuate 40,000 people from the island of Hainan, and 20,000 inhabitants of the province of Guangdong, where, as meteorologists predict, and will be held «Conson».
After the disaster aware of only one death — the driver of the motorcycle. To avoid danger, the authorities recommend everyone to stay at home.
— «The strength of the typhoon is quite impressive, so the outside is very dangerous. We advise everyone to stay in their homes before the hurricane will pass», — said the woman working in the Bureau of Meteorology, and wished to remain anonymous.
It is expected that after China Hurricane head towards Vietnam. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has already warned the administration of 23 central and northern provinces of the impending danger and asked to close the ports.
Also, on his orders, the residents of the most dangerous areas to be evacuated. Lifeguards will be prepared in advance, the stock of clothes and medicines.