Pedestrians walk past shops whose rolling shutter doors are reinforced with wooden sticks as Typhoon Haikui approaches in Xiangshan county, Ningbo city, east Chinas Zhejiang province, 6 August 2012. Severe tropical storm Haikui strengthened into a typhoon as of 5 p.m. Monday (6 August 2012) as it approached the coastal area of east Chinas Zhejiang province, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said. While gradually strengthening, Haikui is expected to make landfall on the north-central regions of Zhejiang on midnight Tuesday or Wednesday morning, the NMC said. The storm was moving northwest 200 kilometers off Japans southernmost Okinawa prefecture early Sunday morning. It has brought gusts and heavy rainfall to some coastal regions of Zhejiang.
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