The deadly storm, reportedly the strongest of 2018, has arrived in mainland China after sweeping in from Hong Kong where it left skyscrapers swaying.
Thousands have been evacuated from Guangdong – the province in which aviation forum World Routes 2018 is currently taking place.
The venue, which is in Guangzhou, has now been evacuated with delegates told to return to hotels.
Edward Robertson, editor of TTG Media sister brand Routes News and sales manager Chris Gascoine are in the city for the event. Chris filmed this footage from their hotel.