China News Service, Hangzhou, September 12 (Guo Qiyu) According to the Central Meteorological Observatory's news at 16:00 on the 12th, Typhoon "Sandu" has maintained a super typhoon level for over 106 hours. In the future, the intensity of "Sandu" will gradually weaken and land on the coast of Zhejiang. The possibility is gradually increasing.

It is expected to make landfall from Zhoushan to Xiangshan (typhoon level or strong typhoon level), Zhejiang Province from the morning to noon on the 13th, and land again on the north shore of Hangzhou Bay from the evening to night on the 13th (typhoon level).

The reporter learned from the Zhejiang Provincial Anti-Fighting Finger that the province upgraded its typhoon emergency response to Level I at 18:30 on the 12th.

  At 17:00 on the 12th, Zhejiang Meteorological Bureau issued a typhoon emergency warning.

At 15:00 on the 12th, the center of "Sandu" is located on the southern part of the East China Sea about 620 kilometers south of Zhoushan, Zhejiang. The maximum wind force is 16 levels. It is expected that "Sandu" will move northward at a speed of 20-25 kilometers per hour.

After landing, "Sandu" will whirl from northern Zhejiang to southern Jiangsu. The wind and rain will last for a long time and the accumulated rainfall will be large.

  It is understood that the Ningbo Anti-Typhoon Emergency Response was upgraded to Level I at 12 o'clock on the 12th.

Zhoushan City’s Anti-Typhoon Emergency Response was upgraded to Level I at 14:00 on the 12th.

As of 17:15 on the 12th, six counties and municipalities in Taizhou, including Yuhuan, Luqiao, Jiaojiang, Zhoushan Putuo, Shengsi, and Dinghai, issued orange warning signals for typhoons, and Jiaxing Haiyan issued orange warning signals for heavy rains.

Another 29 counties and municipalities issued yellow warning signals for typhoons.

Time series chart of Zhejiang temperature, precipitation and wind forecast.

Photo by Gan Rusen

  At present, the Zhejiang Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Center has issued a storm surge level I warning (red) and a wave level I warning (red).

The Zhejiang Maritime Department launched a Class I response to typhoon prevention.

As of 20 o'clock on the 12th, all coastal passenger transport lines in the province have been suspended, all water engineering projects have been suspended, all construction ships have been evacuated, and all port production operations have been stopped.

At present, there are a total of 5,211 transport ships along the coast of Zhejiang entering harbors to avoid wind or to safe waters to prevent typhoon.

  It is reported that the Zhejiang Anti-Fingerprint Office and Ningbo, Zhoushan, Jiaxing, Shaoxing, Taizhou, and Wenzhou Anti-Fingerprint Offices have announced 150 social emergency force telephones.

At the same time, in order to ensure maritime emergency, the Zhejiang Maritime Department coordinated 4 professional rescue ships and 157 social emergency tugboats, standing by at any time in key areas of typhoon defense.