Fri, October 22, 2010
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SE China braces for Typhoon Megi

2010-10-22 12:47:34 GMT2010-10-22 20:47:34 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Boats are recalled to berth in a harbor as Typhoon Megi, possibly the strongest to hit China this year, draws near, in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

People stand beside a notice announcing suspension of ferry services at a pier as Typhoon Megi, possibly the strongest to hit China this year, draws near, in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

Soldiers reinforce a bank as Typhoon Megi, possibly the strongest to hit China this year, draws near, in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday. (Xinhua)

Sailors evacuate to the land as Typhoon Megi, possibly the strongest to hit China this year, draws near, in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

A ferry is turned over to sink at the Gulei port as Typhoon Megi, possibly the strongest to hit China this year, draws near, in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

Water swashes against rocks in a pier as Typhoon Megi, possibly the strongest to hit China this year, draws near, in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

Fishermen evacuate to the land as Typhoon Megi, possibly the strongest to hit China this year, draws near, in Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 22, 2010. The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

The typhoon is forecast to land somewhere between Huilai in south China's Guangdong Province and Xiamen on Saturday.

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