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Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency)
Nanning, 25 July: Typhoon Vicente has affected 168,000 people in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, including 9,900 who were forced to evacuate, local authorities said Wednesday [25 July].
Vicente, this year's eighth typhoon, made landfall near the city of Taishan in Guangdong province early Tuesday, bringing gales and rainstorms to Guangdong and Guangxi.
Between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon, precipitation surpassed 200 mm in several cities in Guangxi, while winds of more than 70 km per hour were recorded in the cities of Nanning, Yulin, …