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China braces for Typhoon Utor

More than 158,000 people in southern coast relocated as authorities in Guangdong and Hainan prepare for its arrival.

Last Modified: 15 Aug 2013 02:19
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Southern China is bracing itself for the arrival of Typhoon Utor - which has already hit the Philippines and Hong Kong.
 
The storm claimed six lives in the Philippines - while Hong Kong is in lockdown - with flights cancelled and the stock market closed.

Al Jazeera’s Craig Leeson reports from Hong Kong.

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