Super typhoon "Meranti" hit Xiamen
2016-09-19    visit: 281

In the early morning of September 15th, 2016, Super typhoon Meranti with gusts of up to 227km/h (141 mph), landed from Xiang’an District of Xiamen. It is the strongest typhoon hit the mainland since 1949. “Meranti” caused great damage to Xiamen and Xiamen University.

Xiamen University started restoration during the vacation of Mid-Autumn Festival. Many students and faculty volunteered to join the work of recovery. On September 18th, the whole university started all the classes on the first day after vacation. But the restoration is still on going. 



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