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Chanthu Intensifies Into Typhoon, Heads Toward China

Chanthu intensified to a typhoon as it churned toward south China, with Hong Kong maintaining a No. 3 strong wind signal today as the storm moves past.

The Hong Kong Observatory upgraded Chanthu to typhoon from severe tropical storm at 4 a.m. local time, senior scientific officer Mok Hing-yim said by telephone.