Tree branches fall on a road due to strong gale triggered by typhoon in Shantou, south China's Guangdong Province, June 15, 2014. Hagibis, the first typhoon this year, made landfall on Shantou on Sunday. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin)
Tropical storm Hagibis hits Guangdong
GUANGZHOU/FUZHOU, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Tropical storm Hagibis, China's first in 2014, landed at 4:50 p.m. on Sunday in sea areas of Shantou City in south China's Guangdong Province.
Hagibis made landfall on the coast of Shantou, packing gales of 23 meters per second at its eye and bringing rainstorms to nearby regions, said the provincial meteorological station. Full story