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4 dead as Super Typhoon Mangkhut slams south China

Four people have been confirmed

dead in Guangdong as Super Typhoon Mangkhut ravaged the southern Chinese

province, local authorities said Monday.

Mangkhut landed at 5 p.m. Sunday on the coast of Jiangmen City in

Guangdong, packing winds up to 162 km per hour, according to the provincial

meteorological station.

Three people were killed by falling trees in Guangzhou, the provincial

capital, while another person died from collapsing construction materials in

the city of Dongguan, according to Guangdong's disaster relief authorities.

As of 11 p.m. Sunday, more than 3.11 million people had been relocated and

over 49,000 fishing boats were called back to port in the province.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)