Typhoon Utor slams China

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated as powerful Typhoon

Utor thundered into southern China on Wednesday after shutting down the

bustling Asian financial center of Hong Kong and sinking a cargo ship. (AP)

<p> A family battle against the strong wind near the waterfront in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Typhoon Utor lashed Hong Kong with wind and rain, closing down the bustling Asian financial center Wednesday before sweeping toward mainland China. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)</p>
Typhoon leaves 1 dead, 5 missing in southern China

A family battle against the strong wind near the waterfront in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Typhoon Utor lashed Hong Kong with wind and rain, closing down the bustling Asian financial center Wednesday before sweeping toward mainland China. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

A Filipino man pedals his pedicab during a brief rainfall at Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino man pedals his pedicab during a brief rainfall at Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino man pedals his pedicab during a brief rainfall at Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
The soil is exposed at the site of a landslide in Baguio city as powerful typhoon Utor batters the northern Philippines Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rain across mountains, cities and food-growing plains. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. Typhoon Utor, described as the strongest globally so far this year, slammed ashore in mountainous eastern Aurora province with sustained winds of 175 kilometers (109 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 210 kph (130 mph). (AP Photo)
The soil is exposed at the site of a landslide in Baguio city as powerful typhoon Utor batters the northern Philippines Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rain across mountains, cities and food-growing plains. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. Typhoon Utor, described as the strongest globally so far this year, slammed ashore in mountainous eastern Aurora province with sustained winds of 175 kilometers (109 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 210 kph (130 mph). (AP Photo)
The soil is exposed at the site of a landslide in Baguio city as powerful typhoon Utor batters the northern Philippines Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rain across mountains, cities and food-growing plains. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. Typhoon Utor, described as the strongest globally so far this year, slammed ashore in mountainous eastern Aurora province with sustained winds of 175 kilometers (109 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 210 kph (130 mph). (AP Photo)
A Filipino woman holds a baby during a brief rainfall in Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino woman holds a baby during a brief rainfall in Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino woman holds a baby during a brief rainfall in Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino man ride his bicycle as thick clouds form in Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino man ride his bicycle as thick clouds form in Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino man ride his bicycle as thick clouds form in Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Powerful Typhoon Utor battered the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plain. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino worker brings down a billboard sign in Manila, Philippines as Typhoon Utor approaches on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. More than 3,000 passengers were stranded on piers in the northeastern Philippines Sunday, as the strong typhoon approaches and prompted authorities to suspend ferry services and warn people to brace for possible flash floods and landslides.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino worker brings down a billboard sign in Manila, Philippines as Typhoon Utor approaches on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. More than 3,000 passengers were stranded on piers in the northeastern Philippines Sunday, as the strong typhoon approaches and prompted authorities to suspend ferry services and warn people to brace for possible flash floods and landslides.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
A Filipino worker brings down a billboard sign in Manila, Philippines as Typhoon Utor approaches on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. More than 3,000 passengers were stranded on piers in the northeastern Philippines Sunday, as the strong typhoon approaches and prompted authorities to suspend ferry services and warn people to brace for possible flash floods and landslides.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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