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Typhoon lands in China after Hong Kong shuts down

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BEIJING — Tens of thousands of people were evacuated as a powerful typhoon thundered into southern China today after shutting down the bustling Asian financial center of Hong Kong and sinking a cargo ship.

Packing high winds and torrential rain, Typhoon Utor forced the closure of schools, offices, shopping centers and construction sites in cities along its path northwest across Guangdong province.

More than 60,000 people were evacuated in the city of Maoming alone, while another 98,000 were…

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