Typhoon Signal 3 was issued today (Wednesday) at 2pm, replacing the previous Signal No. 1, and the Meteorological and Geophysical Service (SMG) said No. 8 is likely to be issued tonight. Announced.
Severe tropical storm “Maon” will approach the west coast of Guangdong province rapidly from tonight through tomorrow morning, making its closest approach to Macau.
SMG said it could intensify near the coast and pose a sizeable threat to Macau.
Locally unsettled weather tonight, with outer rainbands expected to bring strong winds, frequent strong gusts and thunderstorms, with wind speeds of 7-9.
Signal No. 3 remains active during the day, and SMG expects sustained wind speeds in Macau to reach 41 km/h to 62 km/h, with gust speeds reaching around 110 km/h.
As of 2pm, Severe Tropical Storm Mahon was located approximately 450 km southeast of Macau and was moving west of the Pearl River Delta estuary.
“Drivers are advised to pay attention to traffic safety as the winds passing over the bridge are expected to be strong and gusty. You’ll have to move through it,” SMG warns.
Also, the yellow storm surge warning remains in effect, SMG said flooding could occur in low-lying areas from 4:00 to 12:00 tomorrow, with maximum flood levels of around 0.5m to 1.0m. I’m assuming.
About 20 outdoor nucleic acid testing sites will be temporarily closed under the current Typhoon Signal 3, health officials announced.