Hurricane CHANTHU/Chanto headed for Shanghai

After the Philippines and Taiwan, Typhoon Chanthu is now headed for the Chinese city of Shanghai. The storm caused heavy rains in the city.

As a result, flights were canceled, schools closed and trains stopped. Authorities evacuated 28,000 people.

The storm is expected to hit the coast of Shanghai by this evening. Due to the storm, the waves in the sea are rising up to 8 meters.

Shanghai’s city administration has evacuated 28,000 people from storm-prone suburbs. Citizens have been instructed to stop outdoor activities.

Shanghai Disneyland and all schools are closed until tomorrow. Subway trains and hundreds of flights have also been canceled.