An electronic screen showing a visual plot of typhoon Chanthu at the Quezon City Emergency Operations Center in Quezon City of Metro Manila in the Philippines on 10 September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE An electronic screen showing a visual plot of typhoon Chanthu at the Quezon City Emergency Operations Center in Quezon City of Metro Manila in the Philippines on 10 September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
An electronic screen showing a visual plot of typhoon Chanthu at the Quezon City Emergency Operations Center in Quezon City of Metro Manila in the Philippines on 10 September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE

Shanghai closes schools and airports, halts operations at world’s largest port ahead of Typhoon Chanthu’s landfall

  • Schools from kindergartens to high schools were ordered to be shut on Monday and Tuesday to protect children and staff from the forthcoming typhoon
  • Flights were cancelled from 11am at the Pudong airport, which handles 1,000 flights everyday, while services were halted at the Hongqiao airfield at 3pm

Topic |   Extreme weather in China
An electronic screen showing a visual plot of typhoon Chanthu at the Quezon City Emergency Operations Center in Quezon City of Metro Manila in the Philippines on 10 September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE An electronic screen showing a visual plot of typhoon Chanthu at the Quezon City Emergency Operations Center in Quezon City of Metro Manila in the Philippines on 10 September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
An electronic screen showing a visual plot of typhoon Chanthu at the Quezon City Emergency Operations Center in Quezon City of Metro Manila in the Philippines on 10 September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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