Saola leaves SZ largely unscathed

Writer:   |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2023-09-04

The night view of Shenzhen on early Saturday after Typhoon Saola skirted Shenzhen and made landfall in Zhuhai. Liu Xudong

A taxi wades through water in front of the Peking University Shenzhen Hospital in Futian District on Saturday. Liu Xudong

Workers clear up a tree felled by Typhoon Saola on the auxiliary road of Shahe Road West in Nanshan District on Saturday. Han Ximin

Workers lift up the road divider knocked over by the typhoon on Qinyuan 2nd Road in Nanshan District on Saturday. Han Ximin

Saola, the ninth typhoon of this year, brought strong winds and heavy rain to Shenzhen, but did not cause major damages. Saola churned ashore in Zhuhai at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, and weakened into strong tropical storm and made second landfall in Yangjiang City at about 1:50 p.m. on the same day.