Possible warning signals to be issued due to the impact on “Kompasu” (Update Time: 2021-10-13 06:00)


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

Update Time: 2021-10-13 06:00

Signals Forecast Period Probability
Typhoon Signal No.8 In effect
Typhoon Signal No.9 Relatively low
"blue" Storm Surge Warning In effect
"yellow" Storm Surge Warning Relatively low

“Kompasu” is moving across the South of Macau, at a distance of around 340 km, and affect Macau significantly in the next few hours. Showers will be more frequent and winds will intensify significantly. The maximum wind will reach wind force level 8 – 9, with gusts. The wind direction will change to northeasterly first, then change to easterly. The public should pay attention to the change in the prevailing wind direction. “Kompasu” is expected to move westward across the northern part of the South China Sea, and will land on Hainan Island during the night.

Meanwhile, although the astronomical tide height is falling, the increase of water level due to the Storm Surge is still significant. Therefore, flooding in the Inner Harbour area will continue in the next few hours, with flooding levels below 0.5 m. The public is advised to pay close attention to the latest weather information, stay indoors and take precautions against strong winds.

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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