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Strong Typhoon Hits Southern China, Thousands Evacuated

A powerful typhoon made landfall in southern China Sunday afternoon, bashing coastal areas and causing tens of thousands of people to evacuate. The National Meteorological Center said Typhoon Mujigae has winds of 180 kph (112 mph) and will drop as much as 280 millimeters (11 inches) of rain in some areas by Monday morning. The storm will strike the provinces of Guangdong and Hainan the hardest, where thousands of Chinese have flocked during the weeklong National Day holiday that runs...

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