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    The Chinese National Meteorological Center issued on Sunday a second-level or yellow alert, as Nida Typhoon is approaching the south of the country, the center said in a statement.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) — According to the statement, the typhoon was detected about 236 miles northeast of the Philippines capital of Manila early on Sunday. Nida will hit China's southeast coastal province of Guangdong around midday on Tuesday.

    The wind speed near the center of the typhoon is 28 meters per second (62 mph) and it is expected to increase to between 38 and 45 meters per second on Tuesday, the center said.

    Nida is expected to bring storms, including heavy showers and gales, to the Chinese southernmost province of Hainan, southeastern Fujian province and country's southern autonomous region of Guangxi.


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