After bidding farewell to the "Lion Rock" that brought Hong Kong the long-lived No. 8 typhoon, another tropical cyclone "Compasses" was ready to strike.
According to the latest forecast from the Observatory, the "compass" will pass 400 kilometers of Hong Kong on Tuesday (12th) at the earliest. It is predicted to arrive one day earlier, and the intensity is expected to increase to typhoon level, which may be combined with the northeast monsoon. The impact on Hong Kong may be greater than that of the "Lion Rock."
▼Tropical Storm Lion Rock hit Hong Kong on October 9.
The Observatory issues typhoon signal No. 8▼
The Observatory updated its weather forecast in the afternoon. It indicated that the tropical storm-level "compasses" gathered about 810 kilometers east-northeast of Manila. They are expected to move west-northwest at a speed of about 22 kilometers per hour, and they will move to the Luzon Strait in the next one or two days. , And is expected to cross the northern part of the South China Sea in the middle of this week. Under the combined influence of it and the northeast monsoon, winds along the coast of Guangdong will strengthen again with heavy rain and squally winds.
Tomorrow strengthens into a severe tropical storm, the weather deteriorates significantly on Tuesday
According to the current forecast path, the "compass" will intensify into a severe tropical storm tomorrow (11th), and will be further upgraded to a typhoon level on Tuesday. The maximum continuous wind speed near the center is 120 kilometers per hour, and it will pass around 400 kilometers in Hong Kong. .
The Observatory predicts that there will be sunshine and dryness for a short time during the day on Tuesday, but the weather will deteriorate significantly later. There will be a few squally showers, with fresh north-northeast winds (level 5), and strong offshore and high winds (level 6 to 7). .
No. 8 typhoon wind blows offshore and highlands on Wednesday and there are thunderstorms in Chongyang
Until Wednesday, it continued to be cloudy with squally showers and thunderstorms. The rain was sometimes heavy. Gale (level 8) was blowing offshore and on high ground. The wind reached the intensity of Typhoon No. 8, and the temperature dropped significantly. The urban area is expected to be between 24 and 26 degrees. .
Thursday (14th) is the Double Ninth Festival holiday. The Observatory expects that there will be heavy rains at the beginning of the day, generally cloudy, with occasional squally showers and thunderstorms. At first offshore and highlands will occasionally reach strong winds, and during holidays or in wind and rain. Spend.
As the "compass" moves away from the coast of Guangdong, the observatory expects that the weather will improve a little later this week. The shortest sunshine will reappear on Saturday (16th) at the earliest, but the wind will be gentle for several days until the east to northeast wind is fresh, and strong winds blow occasionally offshore. (Level 6).
(Screenshot of the Observatory website)
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