CMA starts up Level Four emergency response for the No. 4 tropical storm

CMA starts up Level Four emergency response for the No. 4 tropical storm

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21 June 2011
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At 11:00 a.m. today, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) starts up Level Four emergency response to cope with upcoming No. 4 tropical storm in northwest Pacific Ocean this year.   Path probability forecast of the No. 4 tropical storm in the next 48 hours from 10:00 a.m. on June 21. (Beijing Time). At 10:00 a.m. today, the tropical storm is located at the sea surface of 460 km southeast Taishan city of Guangdong province (19.7N, 116.6E) with maximum wind force up to scale 8 (18m/s).

It is forecasted to move northwest gradually with gaining intensity a little and approach coast areas of central and western Guangdong. It is likely to land in the areas from Taishan to Xuwen in Guangdong province from night of June 22 to morning June 23 with force scale 8. Affected by the storm, from June 21 to 24, there will be heavy rain or rainstorm affecting central and southern Guangdong, central and southern Guangxi, Hainan, Taiwan, and southern Yunnan, of which parts of southwestern Guangdong, southern Guangxi, northern Hainan, and southern Taiwan will be hit by severe rainstorm.>> More

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