In China, 12 people have been killed and one remained accounted for since the arrival of Hato, the strongest typhoon of the year. Local meteorological bureau said typhoon Hato made landfall in the city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province at noon yesterday. It brought winds of up to 160 kph to the mouth of the Pearl River and heavy rain to nearby regions. The government evacuated nearly twenty-seven thousand people to temporary shelters. About 6,64 hectares of farmland has been damaged.