Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to land in the coast areas of Guangdong or Hainan provinces on Sunday or early Monday，bringing gales at the speed of 45 m to 52 m per second, China's National Meteorological Center (NMC) said.
People have specific contingency measures in place and keep a close eye on the looming super typhoon.
Food and water in some grocery stores are sold out in Guangdong Province.
Shop owners worried about the risk of flooding and have been moving their artworks to higher ground.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club has to cancel Sunday's race meeting in Sha Tin. (Photos: VCG)