CMA raised emergency response to level two for super typhoon Nepartak


At 8:30 a.m. on 7th July, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) raised its emergency response from level three to level two to deal with the coming super typhoon Nepartak. CMA's related inner bodies and institutions have entered level two emergency state immediately. The meteorological bureaus of Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Anhui, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Shandong and others should enter into emergency response state according to weather conditions and do the best to provide refined forecast and services.


The National Meteorological Center continued to issue orange warning of typhoon at 6:00 a.m.. At 5:00 a.m. , Nepartak centered northwest Pacific Ocean about 470 km away from southeastern Hualian County, Taiwan Province. It is forecasted to move to the northwest at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour with a relatively stable force and gradually get close to east coast of Taiwan Province. It is expected to make landfall on coastal Hualian County and Taidong County on the morning of July 8 (52~60 m/s, scale 16~17, super typhoon level). After that Nepartak will get through Taiwan Strait and move close to Fujian coast with a shrinking force. On the morning of July 9, it is predicted to make landfall on Fujian coast (33~42 m/s, scale 12~14, typhoon level to super typhoon level).  (July 7)


Editor Hao Jing