Typhoon Mangkhut swept Jiangmen directly
CreateDate:2018.09.17

According to Jiangmen three proofing office, influenced by strong breeze and heavy rains brought by Typhoon Mangkhut, Jiangmen suffered disasters in various degrees. Up to September 16th 21:00, there were 1.23 million people affected and 1.866 billion yuan directly lost.

The 22nd Typhoon this year Mangkhut was generated and numbered at 20 on September 7th in west Pacific, upgraded to strong tropical storm at 2 on 9th, to typhoon at 8, to strong typhoon at 20 on 10th, to super typhoon at 8 on 11th, downgraded to strong typhoon on 15th after landing on Philippines, and landed on Taishan at 17.

Featured by rapid development, wide influence and strong power, Typhoon Mangkhut swept directly Jiangmen with the strongest winds of 16, as the fiercest typhoon directly hit Jiangmen in the history. Besides, there was a rare storm tide which reached 0.99 meter in Kaiping, breaking the history record.

Mangkhut landed on Taishan, went through Enping and entered Yangjiang at 18, with 14-15 center wind, causing heavy rains and disasters in each place. Up to September 16th 21:00, there were 1.23 million people affected and 1.866 billion yuan directly lost.


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