Typhoon Yagi strains Shanghai transportation
Shanghai local weather forecasters issued a yellow lightening warning signal, a yellow rainstorm warning signal and a blue typhoon warning on the morning of Sunday, The Paper reported Sunday. Affected by the typhoon, some city parks and several trains were temporary shut down.
Yagi moved at the speed of 28 kilometers per hour to the west-north direction and slowly strengthened. It was expected to hit the land in the coastal areas of East China’s Zhejiang Province. Affected by typhoon Yagi, there will be heavy rain in areas around Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan and Shandong provinces from Sunday to Tuesday.
To ensure the safety of visitors, Jinshan City Beach and Jinshanzui fishing village were closed on Sunday. Several high speed rails and flights on Sunday were shut down or canceled because of the typhoon, including those departing from or arriving in the eastern region of China.