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Possible warning signals to be issued due to the impact on "Wipha"

Update Time: 2019-07-31 17:00

Signals

Forecast Period

Probability

Typhoon Signal No.8

In effect

"yellow" Storm Surge Warning

In effect

Signal No.8NE is still in effect and will remain so today.In the past few hours, Wipha continues to move northwestwards. Wipha is expected to be closest to Macau tonight, about 250km southwest to Macau. The local wind level will reach Beaufort scale 8 later. Affected by the rain bands associated with Wipha, near gale force was recorded as the maximum wind speed on the three bridges in Macau and the maximum gust was over 70km/h.

There will not be any flood in low lying areas tonight. However, under the influence of the circulation of the tropical cyclone Wipha and astronomical tide, floods may occur over the Inner Harbor areas. From 2nd to 4th August, floods may occur in the low lying areas due to astronomical tide. The public are advised to take necessary precautionary measures against strong winds and storm surges, and to keep up with the latest weather information.

Remarks: The probabilities of issuing severe weather warning signals for the next one or two days are provided in the table. Public can learn the possibility of being affected by the tropical cyclone over the specific period of time in Macao so that necessary precautions can be well prepared earlier. Please keep notice of our latest information.



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