Typhoon Bavi to bring gales to China

Beijing, August 24 : China’s Domestic Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Mon. renewed a yellow alert for typhoon Bavi, that is awaited to bring gales to the nation’s south & south-east areas.

The typhoon, the 8th of the yr., strengthened from a tropical storm early Mon. in the morning & has been noticed in waters 680 km south of South Korea’s Jeju island, with a maximum wind enforce of 118.eight km per hour in the center, Xinhua press agency recorded.

The NMC expects the typhoon to head northeastward in a speed of 10 km per hour as it strengthens, & going to move close to east China’s Shandong Peninsula thereafter this week.

From Mon. in the morning to Tue. in the morning, gales are forecast to lash some of the coastal regions of areas & areas involving Taiwan, the Diaoyu Islands & Zhejiang.

The center has 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.