The 13th typhoon, MEGI, is approaching the South China Sea, and Sanya has begun to remove outdoor billboards which are placed along streets and may possibly cause potential safety hazards to people, reports hinews on Oct 18th.

The strong typhoon MEGI, with wind speeds near its centre at level 17, is expected to reach the South China Sea on the evening of Oct 18th and is predicted to affect Hainan Island from Oct 22nd.

According to the requirement of the Comprehensive Enforcement Bureau of Sanya, many billboards in Sanya have been removed and carried away on the morning of Oct 18th. The reporter found that many people worked in the rain to take down the advertising light boxes in a bid to make precautions against the impact of typhoon MEGI. 

Translated by WOS Team 
Editorial Message  
News translation appearing here is the property of, however, for those who wish to copy the contents in part or in full, please make reference and link the article copied to our site. does not necessarily endorse their views or the accuracy of their content. For copyright infringement issues please contact