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Message for U.S. Citizens: Guangzhou (China), Typhoon Haima

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The U.S. Consulate General advises all U.S. citizens that local authorities are forecasting that Typhoon Haima will impact South China, particularly Guangdong and Fujian provinces, the morning of Friday (October 21) through late Saturday evening (October 22). Weather conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly and may include maximum sustained winds of at least 90 mph with gusts up to 120 mph, heavy rains, and flooding in low-lying areas.  

All U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the area should monitor local news media, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), and the Hong Kong Observatory Typhoon tracking website while following directions from local officials and taking other appropriate actions as needed.