Beijing, August 23 : China’s Domestic Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Sun. renewed a blue alert for typhoon Bavi, that is awaited to lash the nation’s south & south-east areas.
The typhoon, the 8th of this yr., strengthened from a tropical depression on Sat. in the morning & has been noticed in waters 390 km west of the city of Naha in Japan’s Okinawa prefecture in five a.m. on Sun., with a maximum wind enforce of 100.eight km/h in the center, Xinhua press agency quoted the NMC as informing.
It expects the typhoon to move northeastward in a speed of 10-15 km per hour as it strengthens, before heading towards north-east China’s Liaodong Peninsula from Wed..
From Sun. to Mon. in the morning, gales are awaited to hit some of the coastal regions of areas & areas involving Taiwan, Fujian & Zhejiang, as per the NMC.
It’s advised citizens & vessels in disaster-prone regions to take (2) shelter from winds.
China has a four-tier colour-coded weather caveat system, with red representing the most serious weather, succeeded by orange, yellow & blue.