China News Service, Haikou, June 29 (Yunbei Wu Chunwa Weng Xiaofang) The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Department said at noon on the 29th that a tropical depression in the South China Sea has been formed in the central and eastern part of the South China Sea at 08:00 today, and it is expected to develop into a typhoon in the next 36 hours. , and tend to the coastal area from the east of Hainan Island to the west of Guangdong.
Affected by this, it is expected that there will be a strong wind and rainy weather process in Hainan Province from July 1 to 4.
On the sea surface of Beibu Gulf, the sea surface around Hainan Island, and the sea surface near Xisha and Zhongsha Islands, the wind gradually increased to 8-9 and gust 10-11.
According to the monitoring of the meteorological department, the center of the tropical depression is located at 15.3 degrees north latitude and 116.1 degrees east longitude at 08:00, which is about 435 kilometers southeast of Sansha City (Xisha Yongxing Island) in Hainan Province. There are 7 levels (15 m/s).
The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Observatory predicts that the tropical depression will move northwestward at a speed of 10 to 15 kilometers per hour, and its intensity will gradually increase.
Affected by the tropical depression, from July 1st to 4th, there will be a strong wind and rainy weather process in Hainan Province.
The specific forecast is as follows:
In terms of ocean, it is estimated that from June 29th to 30th, the sea surface of Beibu Gulf, the sea around Hainan Island and the sea near the Paracel Islands will have a wind force of 5, gust of 6, and a gust of 7 to 8 during thunderstorms; the sea near the Zhongsha Islands, the wind will be 6 ~7, gust 8-9; the sea near the Nansha Islands, wind 6, gust 7.
It is expected that from July 1st to 4th, the sea surface of the Beibu Gulf, the sea surface around Hainan Island, and the sea surface near the Xisha and Zhongsha Islands will increase from east to west to 8-9, and gust 10-11; the sea near the Nansha Islands, Level 6 wind and level 7 gust.
On the land side, it is expected that from June 29 to 30, Hainan Island will be dominated by cloudy weather, with thunderstorms in the northern half.
It is estimated that the accumulated rainfall in various places from 08:00 on July 1 to 08:00 on the 5th: Haikou, Ding'an, Chengmai, Wenchang, Qionghai, Tunchang, Lingao and Danzhou and other cities and counties 200-350 mm, local 400 mm ; Wanning, Lingshui, Qiongzhong, Wuzhishan, Baoting, Changjiang and Baisha and other cities and counties 150 ~ 200 mm, local 300 mm; Sanya, Ledong and Dongfang and other cities and counties 80 ~ 150 mm.
In addition, it is expected that from July 1 to 4, there will be strong winds of magnitude 6 to 8 on the coastal land around Hainan Island.
The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Department reminded that ships operating on the sea surface in the central and northern parts of the South China Sea and near Hainan Island should be prepared to take shelter from the wind.
The tropical cyclone will bring strong winds to the Qiongzhou Strait, which may cause the suspension of navigation in the Qiongzhou Strait for a long time.
There is heavy rainfall in most parts of Hainan Island, and relevant units need to do a good job in reservoir safety inspections, urban waterlogging and geological disaster prevention work, especially in northern cities and counties such as Haikou City, which need to strengthen urban drainage and traffic diversion.