China Cancels Flights, Moves Cargo Ships in Anticipation of Typhoon In-fa

Airline flights were canceled in eastern China and cargo ships were ordered out of the area Saturday as Typhoon In-fa churned toward the mainland after dumping rain on Taiwan.

In-fa was forecast to hit the coast of Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai, on Sunday afternoon or evening, the provincial weather department announced.

The airport in the provincial capital of Hangzhou, southwest of Shanghai, canceled 90 percent of flights on Sunday and was expected to cancel more on Monday, the newspaper Zhejiang Daily reported on its website.

Large container ships were evacuated from Yangshan Port in Shanghai, one of the world’s busiest shipping centres, according to Xinhua.

Read more in an article from Global News.

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