Typhoon Meranti hits Chinese coast, wreaks havoc after battering Taiwan

September 15, 2016 7:45 AM

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Typhoon Meranti slammed into southeastern China on Thursday with strong winds and lashing rain that cut power to 1.65 million homes, but there were no reports of more casualties in what has been described as the strongest storm of the year globally.

Typhoon Meranti is stated to be the world’s strongest typhoon so far this year. It made landfall in east China’s Fujian Province early today, causing widespread destruction. The typhoon that hit Xiang’an district of Xiamen city, has also been monitored as the strongest one hitting southern Fujian Pr...

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