Typhoon Yagi strains Shang­hai trans­porta­tion

Global Times – Metro Shanghai - - PULSE -

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.

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