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US Govt warning: China: Super Typhoon Meranti

The U.S. Consulate General advises all U.S. citizens that local authorities are forecasting that Super Typhoon Meranti will impact South China, particularly eastern Fujian province, the morning of Thursday (September 15) through late Friday evening (September 16). Weather conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly and may include maximum sustained winds of at least 150 mph, heavy rains, and flooding in low-lying areas. All U.S. citizens are encouraged to monitor local news media and the China Meteorological Administration website. You can also find more information on typhoon preparation on the U.S. Department of State website and Super Typhoon Meranti tracking information on the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) website.