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Typhoon

20-03-2012Source:

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Preventive Measures

In 24 hours, tropical cyclone is likely to affect or has affected, bringing average wind speed of scale 6 on off shore & land or gust of scale 8; this condition is to continue.

1.       Government and related departments should prepare for prevention of typhoon.

2.       Stop outdoor collective activities, high altitude operation.

3.       Operations on water and ships should take preventive measures such as going back to port or making a detour

4.       Reinforce door & windows, coaming, scaffolding, billboard, and others and cut off outdoor electronic power.

In 24 hours, tropical cyclone is likely to affect or has affected, bringing average wind speed of scale 8 on off shore & land or gust of scale 10; this condition is to continue.

1.       Government and related departments should prepare for emergency response to typhoon.

2.       Stop large-scale outdoor assembly, and high altitude operation.

3.       Operations on water and ships should take preventive measures, and reinforce facilities of port.

4.       Reinforce or dismantle structures; people should stay indoors; make sure the senior and the children stay in the safe places; transfer people in unsafe buildings.

In 12 hours, tropical cyclone is likely to affect or has affected, bringing average wind speed of scale 10 on off shore & land or gust of scale 12; this condition is to continue. 

1.       Government and related departments should start emergency response and disaster rescue for typhoon.

2.       Stop outdoor assembly, classes and business except special industry.

3.       Emergency response and disaster rescue units should strengthen monitor and implement preventive measures.

4.       Operations on water and ships should go back to port, reinforce port facilities.

5.       Reinforce wind-affected structures, people should stay in safe areas; remind that when typhoon eye passes the wind will be weaken or stop for a short time and the people should continue to stay in safe places; people in unsafe building should be timely transferred.

6.       Prevent against flash floods and geological disasters induced by heavy rainfall. 

In 6 hours, tropical cyclone is likely to affect or has affected, bringing average wind speed of scale 12 on off shore & land or gust of scale 14; this condition is to continue. 

1.         Government and related departments should start emergency response and disaster rescue for typhoon.

2.         Stop outdoor assembly, classes and business except special industry.

3.         Take protective measurers or transfer people in the ships staying in port.  

4.         Reinforce wind-affected structures, people should stay in safe areas; remind that when typhoon eye passes the wind will be weaken or stop for a short time and the people should continue to stay in safe places; people in unsafe building should be timely transferred.

5.         Prevent against flash floods and geological disasters induced by heavy rainfall.