China-Typhoon Maria/Landfall 1

Typhoon Maria makes landfall in east China's Fujian

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Xiapu County, Fujian Province, east China - July 11, 2018 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Various of huge waves crashing against sea wall, shore
2. Waves crashing against sea wall, residents watching from distance
3. Various of residents, trees affected by strong winds
4. Various of damaged vehicles


Typhoon Maria, the eighth typhoon this year, made landfall at around 09:10 Wednesday in Lianjiang County of east China's Fujian Province, bringing gales of up to 42 meters per second at its eye, according to local meteorological authorities.

The typhoon brought gales that created waves over 10 meters high in Sansha Town in Xiapu County, about 130 kilometers away from Lianjiang County, on its way to reaching land.

The foundation of a coastal highway under construction was destroyed.

Maria, which weakened from a super typhoon to a strong typhoon at 17:00 Tuesday, moved northwestward at a speed of about 30 kilometers per hour before making landfall.

  • ID : 8085165
  • Published : 2018-07-11 10:43
  • Last Modified : 2018-07-11 19:39:36
  • Location : Fujian,China
  • Category : weather
  • Duration : 1'09
  • Audio Language : Live Report
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV)
  • Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland
  • Version : 4
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