Photo shows rafts moored to take shelter from the wind at the sea area of Sansha Town of Xiapu County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. 3, 2020. (Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan)
FUZHOU, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Mekkhala, the sixth typhoon of this year, landed in east China's Fujian Province on Tuesday morning, local meteorological authorities said.
With a maximum wind force of 33 meters per second near its center, Mekkhala landed in coastal areas of the province's Zhangpu County at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Meteorological authorities forecast that the typhoon will move northwestward and start to weaken. ■