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Typhoon Talim moves toward Zhejiang coast and Typhoon Doksuri gets close to southern parts of Hainan coast

13-09-2017Source:National Meteorological Center

The National Meteorological Center continued to issue orange warning of typhoon at 6:00 a.m. on September 13.

At 5:00 a.m. this morning, Talim, this year’s 18th typhoon, centered northwest Pacific Ocean, about 760 km away from southeastern Xiangshan of Zhejiang province (23.9N, 126.4E), packing maximum wind gusts of up to 38 meters per second.

Typhoon Talim is expected to move northwestward at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour with a gradually strengthening force. It will enter southeastern parts of the East China Sea and get close to Zhejiang coast. On the evening of September 14 to September 15, Talim is expected to make landfall on central and northern Zhejiang coast (typhoon level or severe typhoon level, scale 13~15, 40~48m/s).

Gale forecast: From September 13 to 14, in Yangtze River estuary, Shanghai coast, Zhejiang coast, Fujian coast, most of the East China Sea, Taiwan Strait and eastern Taiwan coast, scale 6~8 gale is forecasted. Portions of central and southern parts of the East China Sea and eastern Taiwan coast will be exposed to scale 9~11 gale. Furthermore, the sea areas on the way of typhoon center are expected to be battered by scale 12~15 gale or scale 16~17 gust.

Precipitation forecast: From September 13 to 14, parts of northern Taiwan, eastern Zhejiang, and central Fujian will be exposed to heavy rain or rainstorm. Furthermore, portions of northern Taiwan will be hit by heavy rainstorm (100~130 mm).

At 5:00 a.m. this morning, Doksuri, this year’s 19th typhoon, centered eastern parts of the South China Sea, about 970 kilometers away from southeastern Sanya of south China’s Hainan province (14.7N, 117.8E), packing maximum wind gusts of up to 20 meters per second.

Typhoon Doksuri is expected to move northwestward at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour with a gradually strengthening force. It will get close to southern Hainan coast and make landfall on this area on the evening of September 14 to September 15 (typhoon level or severe typhoon level, scale 13~14, 38~42m/s). It is also likely to make a narrow touch with southern Hainan coast and make landfall on eastern coast of Vietnam on September 15.

Gale forecast: From September 13 to 14, Guangdong coast and northern parts of the South China Sea will be battered by scale 6~7 gale. Furthermore, the sea areas on the way of typhoon center are expected to be hit by scale 10~12 gale or scale 13~14 gust.

Precipitation forecast: From September 13 to 14, portions of eastern Hainan Island will be exposed to heavy rain or rainstorm (50~60 mm). (September 13)

Editor Wu Peng