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Super Typhoon Shuriji becomes the strongest typhoon in April, the observatory material "L-shaped" turns to the east of Japan

2021-04-18T16:30:30.479Z

The super typhoon "Shuliky" will traverse the sea east of the Philippines in the next few days. Today (18th) the highest continuous wind speed near the center is 240 kilometers per hour, which has broken the 2015 "Mesaq" center wind speed of 230 per hour.



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Written by: Lao Minyi

2021-04-18 15:07

Last update date: 2021-04-18 16:57

The super typhoon "Shuraki" will traverse the sea east of the Philippines in the next few days. The highest continuous wind speed near the center today (18th) is 240 kilometers per hour, which has broken the record of 230 kilometers per hour in the center of "Mesaac" in 2015. , Became the strongest April typhoon in the Northwest Pacific.

With reference to the observatory's forecast of tropical cyclone movement, it is expected that "Shu Liji" only weakened to a strong typhoon on Thursday (22nd) and moved in an L-shape towards the seas east of Japan.

Looking back at the weather in Hong Kong, the Observatory expects to welcome the sun for five consecutive days starting from Tuesday (20th) (the "shell rain" of the 24 solar terms), but the highest temperature in the urban area remains at the beginning of the letter 2, and it will start to rain again on Saturday.

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At 12:00 noon, the super typhoon "Shuliky" assembled about 680 kilometers east of Manila and is expected to move northwest at a speed of about 12 kilometers per hour, crossing the waters east of the Philippines.

According to the Observatory, the highest sustained wind speed near the tropical cyclone center is 240 kilometers per hour.

With reference to the observatory's forecast of tropical cyclone movement, it is expected that "Shu Liji" only weakened to a strong typhoon on Thursday (22nd) and moved in an L-shape towards the seas east of Japan.

According to the Observatory’s records, the highest wind of the super typhoon that occurred in the Northwest Pacific in April was 185 kilometers per hour or more. The most recent one was "Mesa Ke" in 2015. The highest wind was 230 kilometers per hour. "Ke" even crossed Luzon and entered the South China Sea, but eventually weakened rapidly into an area of ​​low pressure in the northeastern part of the South China Sea.

And "Shuliky" has broken the record of "Mesaac" today, becoming the strongest super typhoon in the Northwest Pacific in April in the past 60 years.

Many sunny days starting from Tuesday

In addition, a strong easterly wind is affecting the coast of Guangdong. At the same time, a broad cloud band covers southern China. Hong Kong is sunny and dry for a short period of time this afternoon. It will be mostly cloudy tonight with one or two rain patches. It will remain until tomorrow (19th). There were one or two rain showers, the temperature in the urban area ranged from 21 to 23 degrees, and the offshore winds reached level 6 at first, and the weather in Hong Kong was still overcast.

The cloud cover over southern China is expected to gradually thin out in the middle of this week, and then the area will be hot during the day.

The Observatory predicts that there will be sunshine in Hong Kong from Tuesday. It is expected that the sunny weather will last until Friday. The highest temperature in the urban area is about 29 degrees, and some areas in the New Territories may rise to 30 degrees.

The Observatory also predicted that there will be sunshine for a short period of time on Saturday (24th), and there will be one or two rains later, and it will remain rainy for the next few days. The lowest temperature in the urban area is only 22 degrees. It is best for citizens to keep umbrellas when they go out.

(Screenshot of the Observatory website)

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