The 18th typhoon of the year, Mitag, is expected to pass by Shanghai on the morning of October 2, bringing with it wind and rain from October 1-2. Typhoon Mitag will not directly hit Shanghai, but pass 100-150 kilometers from the city, with wind levels at the center of the typhoon getting up to 35 meters per second.
The typhoon will also hit coastal Zhejiang province between October 1-2, with authorities advising residents to pay special attention to land transportation, shipping and water transportation.
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In more positive weather news, the two days following Typhoon Mitag, October 3-4, are expected to be warm and sunny, before cool weather returns from October 5. Temperatures on October 3-4 are expected to reach as high as 29-30 degrees Celsius, with a low of 22 degrees Celsius.
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