China News Service, Hangzhou, September 12 (Qian Chenfei) On the 12th, a reporter learned from airports in Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Taizhou, and other places in Zhejiang that hundreds of inbound and outbound flights have been cancelled due to the impact of Typhoon Santo. .

  According to the latest news from the Zhejiang Meteorological Observatory, typhoon "Sandu" was located at 25.7 degrees north latitude and 122.5 degrees east longitude at 18:00 on the 12th, on the East China Sea about 480 kilometers south of Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province.

From 17:00 to 18:00, the typhoon "Santo" moved 15 kilometers to the northeast. It is expected to move northward at a speed of about 25 kilometers per hour, and its intensity is slowly weakening.

  According to the "Emergency Plan for Flood Control and Drought Relief in Zhejiang Province", the Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters of the People's Government of Zhejiang Province decided to upgrade the typhoon emergency response to Level I at 18:30 on the 12th.

The approach of typhoon "Sandu" also affected the arrival and departure of flights from many airports in the province from the same day.

  Wenzhou Airport has launched a four-level response to the emergency plan for flood control.

As of 11 o'clock on the 12th, Wenzhou Airport had cancelled 100 flights on the same day, including 65 inbound and 35 outbound; three flights at Taizhou Airport were suspended on the 12th, namely Guiyang to Taizhou GY7113, Taizhou to Guiyang GY7114, and Guiyang to Taizhou CZ2786. .

Hangzhou Airport.

Photo courtesy of Hangzhou Airport

  As of 18:30, Ningbo Airport had cancelled a total of 64 flights, including 44 arrivals and 20 departures.

  In addition, Hangzhou Airport has issued a yellow warning for flood control and launched a level III response.

According to the forecast of the typhoon by the Zhejiang Air Traffic Control and Meteorological Department, the typhoon is expected to make landfall or pass over the coast of northeastern Zhejiang during the daytime on the 13th, and circulate near Hangzhou Bay, which will have a greater impact on the completion of the flight operation of Hangzhou Airport.

  According to the latest statistics, a total of 15 sorties were cancelled in the northeast and south China directions of Hangzhou Airport before 11 o'clock on the 13th, and all departures after 11 o'clock were cancelled.