Half a million people evacuated as storm makes landfall on China's southern island province.
The storm bearing down on the island is expected to make landfall early Friday. Nepartak could batter Taiwan's coastline and thousands have been evacuated from islands off Taiwan's coast.
Coastal provinces in southern China are preparing for the impact of typhoon Mujiagae, the second major storm to hit the country in as many weeks. [ more › ]
Super typhoon Rammasun made its landfall in Wenchang City of south China's island province of Hainan at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, killing a man who was hit by the collapse of a building. [ more › ]
BEIJING (Reuters) - The first typhoon of the year to hit China is expected to make landfall on or near the southern island of Hainan on Monday, which should help ease a severe drought on the tourist center and rubber producer, state...