Message for U.S. Citizens: Guangzhou (China), Typhoon Megi

The U.S. Consulate General advises all U.S. citizens that local authorities are forecasting that Typhoon Megi will impact South China, particularly eastern Fujian and Guangdong provinces the evening of Tuesday (September 27) through late Friday evening (September 30). Weather conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly and may include maximum sustained winds of at least 115 mph with gusts up to 145 mph, heavy rains, and flooding in low-lying areas. All U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the area should monitor local news media, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), and the Hong Kong Observatory Typhoon tracking website while following directions from local officials and taking other appropriate actions as needed.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council.