Blue Warning of Typhoon

14-07-2013 Source:National Meteorological Center

The Central Meteorological Office issued blue warning for typhoon:  The severe tropical storm "Soulik" has weakened into tropical storm in Sha County of Fujian in 23:00 of July 13,  and continued reduced to tropical depression in Nancheng County of Jiangxi in 05:00 today. It located in 27.7°N, 116.7°E with scale 7 of maximum winds (16m/s) and 996 hPa of minimum air pressure.


Soulik will move towards northwest at the speed of 25-30 kilometers per hour with weakening intensity.

Influenced by Soulik, there will be scale 6-7 gale in most parts of East China Sea, southern Yellow Sea, the coastal areas of Fujian, Zhejiang, Hangzhou Bay, the Yangtze River Estuary, the coastal areas of Shanghai and Jiangsu while some sea parts of East China Sea gets scale 8-9 gust. Meanwhile, central-western Fujian, most parts of Jiangsu, southern Anhui, southeastern Hubei will get heavy rain to rainstorm. Severe rainstorm will hit northeastern Jiangxi and western Fujian. (July 14)


Editor: Hao Jing

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