Typhoon Ma-on makes landfall in south China's Guangdong Province

GUANGZHOU, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Ma-on, the ninth typhoon of the year, made landfall with wind speeds of up to 118.8 km per hour around 10:30 a.m. Thursday on the coast of Maoming City, south China's Guangdong Province, the provincial meteorological station said.

In this aerial photo, fishing boats have returned to a port for shelter in Yangjiang City, south China's Guangdong Province, Aug. 24, 2022. (Photo: Xinhua)

Ma-on will move northwestward at a speed of about 25 km per hour, passing through the city of Maoming and entering Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the afternoon with its strength gradually weakened.