Possible warning signals to be issued due to the impact on "Kompasu"
Update Time: 2021-10-12 11:15
|Typhoon Signal No.3||In effect|
|Typhoon Signal No.8||Between tonight and the begining of 13th||High|
|"blue" Storm Surge Warning||In effect|
|"yellow" Storm Surge Warning||Relatively low|
Severe Tropical Storm Kompasu is intensifying gradually. It will move across the northern part of the South China Sea in these two days, and come closest to Macao between midnight and morning on the 13th, at a distance of around 400km south to Macao. It will move in the general direction to the Hainan.
Due to the approaching of Kompasu, together with the influence of northeast monsoon, the winds will intensify gradually today. The northerly winds will reach wind force level 6 to 7. The local weather will become unsettled tonight and tomorrow, with heavy, frequent showers and thunderstorms. Winds, northeasterly to easterly, will further intensify and reach wind force level 8 – 9, with gusts. SMG will consider to issue the No.8 signal between tonight and the beginning of tomorrow.
Meanwhile, under the joint effect of storm surge and high astronomical tide, flooding is expected in inner-harbor areas between 9 p.m. tonight and 3 a.m. tomorrow, with flooding levels below 0.5m. The public is advised to pay close attention to the latest weather information and take precautions against strong winds and flooding.
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.View gallery