Possible warning signals to be issued due to the impact on “Cempaka” (Update Time: 2021-07-19 11:45)


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

Update Time: 2021-07-19 11:45

Signals Forecast Period Probability
Typhoon Signal No.1 In effect
Typhoon Signal No.3 Between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Relatively High
Typhoon Signal No.8 Between midnight and morning on 20th Relatively low to medium
"blue" Storm Surge Warning Afternoon today Relatively High

Tropical Storm Cempaka possesses a relatively small circulation and is expected to move northerly within the next 24 hours. It will be closest to Macao during midnight and morning on the 20th , passing within 100km southwest of Macao. Affecting by Cempaka’s circulation, public should be aware that winds will be strengthening to strong wind level with heavy showers between tonight and midnight. If Cempaka intensifies further and moves closer to Macao, the possibility of issuing Typhoon Signal No.8 should not be neglected. The SMG will monitor closely the development of Cempaka.

Besides, as Cempaka intensifies further and move towards a more northerly track than expected, though it is not during the high phase of the astronomical tide on the 20th , storm surge arise from Cempaka may lead to light flooding within some low-lying areas of the Inner Harbour. The SMG may consider issuing the Blue Storm Surge Warning this afternoon.

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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