Shanghai gradually started returning to normal on Thursday after Typhoon Muifa brought strong winds and heavy rain to the financial and shipping hub overnight. The region’s ports began to reopen, airports resumed passenger flights and train services were restored as the city dropped its typhoon alert to the lowest level. Commuters returned to work in the Lujiazui area, home to mainland China’s biggest stock exchange and major banks and insurers, as subway service restarted. Typhoon Muifa is heading directly for Shanghai after it made landfall on China’s eastern coast. Charlie Zhu reports on Bloomberg Television. The storm — which was forecast to be the largest to hit the Yangtze River Delta in 10 years, according to Caixin Media — made landfall in Zhoushan, near Ningbo, at 8:30 p.m. local time Wednesday and arrived in Shanghai around 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Muifa is currently heading north, weakening to a tropical storm […]