China News Service, September 18th. According to the website of the Central Meteorological Observatory, the Central Meteorological Observatory continued to issue blue typhoon warnings at 6 o'clock on the 18th.
It is expected that the typhoon "Hongxia" will make landfall on the coast of Quang Nam and Quang Tri provinces in central Vietnam around noon today, and its intensity will gradually weaken thereafter.
The center of this year’s No. 11 typhoon "Hongxia" (strong tropical storm level) is today (18th) at 5 o'clock in the morning on the midwestern South China Sea, at 16.1 degrees north latitude and 109.7 degrees east longitude. The maximum wind force near the center is 10 ( 25 m/s), the lowest pressure at the center is 985 hPa, and the radius of the seventh wind circle is 150-180 kilometers.
It is predicted that "Hongxia" will move westward at a speed of 25-30 kilometers per hour, gradually approaching the coast of central Vietnam, with little change in intensity, and will travel from Quang Nam Province to Quang Chi in central Vietnam around noon today. Landing along the coast of the province, the intensity gradually weakened thereafter.
In terms of wind forecasts, from 08:00 on the 18th to 08:00 on the 19th, most of the South China Sea, the Qiongzhou Strait, the Beibu Gulf, and the coast of South China will have 6-7 strong winds. Among them, the winds on the west-western part of the South China Sea and the southern Beibu Gulf will have 8- At level 9, the nearby sea area where the "Hongxia" center passes has level 10 winds, and gusts can reach level 11-12.
In terms of precipitation forecast, from 08:00 on the 18th to 08:00 on the 19th, there were moderate to heavy rains in western Guangxi, southern South China and other places. Among them, there were heavy rains in parts of the coastal areas of southwestern Guangxi, southwestern Guangxi, and southeastern Hainan Island (50～ 90 mm).
The defense guidelines remind that the government and relevant departments should do a good job of typhoon prevention and emergency response in accordance with their duties; related waters and marine operations and passing ships should return to ports for shelter.