By Emilia Jiang For Mailonline
Published: 11:29 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 11:32 BST, 11 August 2020
Residents in China have been shocked to see a factory building’s exterior being torn down in seconds as Typhoon Mekkhala ravaged their hometown.
Footage captures the terrifying moment part of the structure being ripped through and blown away by the strong gales in Fujian province.
The tropical storm, with winds of up to 90 kilometres (56 miles) per hour, made landfall in the coastal county of Zhangpu on Tuesday morning, according to local authorities.
Residents in China have been shocked to see a factory building’s exterior being torn down in seconds as Typhoon Mekkhala made landfall in Fujian province of southern China today
Mekkhala, the sixth typhoon of this year, is expected to continue battering the country’s eastern and southern coastal regions, said China Metrological Administration.
Footage shows a factory building in Longhai being torn down in seconds as onlookers watched in shock.
Other clips see the tropical storm leaving giant trees uprooted and houses damaged as the strong gales swept