Guangdong issues alerts for the upcoming "No.7 typhoon Higos"

Guangdong issues alerts for the upcoming "No.7 typhoon Higos"

 

2020-August-17 Source:GDToday


A tropical disturbance to the east of the Philippines has strengthened into a tropical depression as at 5 p.m yesterday, August 16, the National Meteorological Center said. It may develop into this year's seventh typhoon "Tropical Storm Higos" within 24 hours.

Today (August 17) the center of the tropical depression has arrived over the sea about 1,320 kilometers southeast of Zhanjiang, Guangdong province at 5 a.m.. The maximum wind force near the center has reached 15 meters per second. It is estimated that the tropical depression will move northwestward at a speed of about 20 kilometers per hour, and will land in the northeast of Hainan province and the west of Guangdong sometime from Wednesday night to the early morning of Thursday.

7-Day weather forecast for Guangzhou

Due to the tropical depression, thunderstorms and scattered heavy rain will once again batter Guangzhou from August 18th to the morning of 20th. The wind will reach 4-6 levels in most areas.

August 17th (Monday), thunderstorms, 27-34℃

August 18th (Tuesday), thunderstorms and scattered heavy rain, 27-33℃

August 19th (Wednesday), scattered torrential rain, 25-32℃

August 20th (Thursday), heavy rain with chances of showers, 25-30℃

August 21st (Friday), thunderstorms, 25-31℃

August 22nd (Saturday), thunderstorms, 26-33℃

August 23rd (Sunday), thunderstorm and scattered heavy rain, 26-33℃


For your information, please stay safe during typhoon Higos and follow the latest news of Higos.

1.Clear the outdoor windowsill and close the doors and windows.

清空室外窗台,关好门窗。

2.Do not take shelter in temporary buildings, billboards, towers, trees etc.

不要在临时建筑物、广告牌、铁塔、大树等附近避风避雨。

3.Stop cycling and riding e-bikes. If driving, drive immediately to an underground parking lot or shelter.

停骑单车、电动车。如果开车,则应立即将车开到地下停车场或隐蔽处。

4.If you encounter a roadblock or a flooded road, take a detour.

如果遇到路障或者是洪水淹没的道路,切记绕道而行。

5.Stay away from slopes, river banks and low-lying areas.

远离山坡、河岸、低洼地区。

6.Remember the Emergency Number 110 and the Fire Emergency Number 119.

谨记报警电话110,火警电话119。

Any emergency,please contact your headteacher or counsellor.

任何紧急情况,请紧急联系班主任或辅导员老师。


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August 17,2020

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