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Hainan Hit by Strongest Typhoon in Decades
   2014-07-18 20:52:34    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Guo

Municipal workers clear tree branches off the road in Wenchang, south China's island of Hainan Province, July 18, 2014. A man was killed when super typhoon Rammasun made landfall in Wenchang on Friday afternoon. Rammasun is expected to be the strongest typhoon to hit Hainan Province in 40 years. [Photo: Xinhua]

 

Super typhoon Rammasun has made landfall in South China's Wenchang City, Hainan Province.

The typhoon strengthened this morning after passing through the Philippines, where 40 people were killed.

The island province has relocated some 26,000 people ahead of the storm's landing.

And for more on the latest situation, we are now joined live with Wang Tianyi, a forecaster from the China Meteorological Administration.

Questions:
1 The typhoon is said to be the strongest one to hit Hainan in 4 decades. How strong is it right now?

2 In terms of damage, what impact would you expect from a storm like this?

Wang Tianyi, a forecaster from China Meteorological Administration.

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