Foreign Affairs
China on maximum alert as powerful typhoon approaches

Chinese authorities have declared a maximum state of alert after a powerful typhoon approached closer to the eastern coast.

The typhoon, Lekima, is passing over Taiwan with winds measuring 190 kms an hour and is expected to hit the province of Zhejiang on Saturday with full force.

Emergency teams are on their way to the region to get ready to administer First Aid, while thousands have been warned to evacuate the area.