Possible warning signals to be issued due to the impact on “Cempaka” (Update Time: 2021-07-19 20:20)


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

Update Time: 2021-07-19 20:20

Signals Forecast Period Probability
Typhoon Signal No.3 In effect
Typhoon Signal No.8 Between midnight and morning on 20th Medium to relatively high
"blue" Storm Surge Warning In effect
"yellow" Storm Surge Warning Low

The tropical storm Cempaka has intensified into a severe tropical storm, moving towards the area between the St John’s lslands and Yangjiang. Cempaka will be closest to Macao during midnight and morning on the 20th, passing within 100km southwest of Macao. Since Cempaka is moved toward a more northerly track to Macao, the possibility of issuing Typhoon Signal No.8 tomorrow is “Relatively high”. The development of Cempaka is closely being monitored. The public is advised to prepare all necessary safety measures in advance and pay attention to the latest weather information.

Besides, under the influence of Cempaka flooding is expected over low-lying areas of the Inner Harbour. The Blue Storm Surge Warning was issued. The highest flooding level is forecasted to be about 0.5m. The public in the low-lying area should be aware.

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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