China News Service, Guangzhou, July 1 (Reporter Wang Jian) According to the Guangdong Provincial Meteorological Bureau on July 1, at 8 o'clock that day, typhoon "Siamba" (strong tropical storm level) was located about 490 kilometers southeast of Zhanjiang City in the province. It is expected to make landfall in the coastal area between Jiangmen and Zhanjiang during the daytime on July 2.
As of 8:38 that day, a total of 51 typhoon warning signals were in effect in the province.
According to the relevant provisions of the "Guangdong Province Emergency Plan for Flood Control, Drought Prevention, Wind and Freeze Prevention", the Guangdong Provincial General Headquarters for Flood Control, Drought and Wind Prevention decided to upgrade the level IV emergency response to the level III emergency response at 12:00 on July 1.
According to the Guangdong Provincial Meteorological Bureau, due to the influence of the peripheral circulation of "Siamba", from June 30 to the morning of July 1, scattered (thunder) showers occurred in the province and local heavy rain or heavy rain occurred.
According to meteorological and hydrological monitoring, from 8:00 on June 30 to 8:00 on July 1, 1 town and street in the province recorded heavy rain of more than 100 mm, and 33 towns and streets recorded heavy rain of 50 mm to 100 mm. , Zhelang Street in Shanwei Honghaiwan Development Zone recorded a maximum rainfall of 118.3 mm.
According to the analysis of the Guangdong Meteorological Bureau, the typhoon "Siamba" will move north-westward at a speed of 15 kilometers to 20 kilometers per hour, tending to the western sea surface of the province, and its intensity will continue to strengthen. It is more likely to make landfall in the coastal areas between Jiangmen and Zhanjiang during the day on July 2.
The Guangdong Provincial Meteorological Bureau predicts that due to the influence of "Siamba", from July 2 to 3, there will be heavy rains to heavy rains in cities and counties in western Guangdong and the Pearl River Delta. On the 4th, the rain will weaken, and there will be moderate to heavy rains in western Guangdong and cities and counties in the Pearl River Delta.
Meteorological experts believe that typhoon "Siamba" will bring strong winds and rainstorms to the province, and it is necessary to pay attention to relevant defense work.
Among them, passing ships and offshore operators should return to the port in time to take shelter from the wind, and island tourism and water projects should be closed in time; coastal cities and counties should pay attention to preventing disasters such as factory sheds, temporary structures, outdoor billboards, and tree collapses caused by short-term strong winds; It is also necessary to guard against urban and rural waterlogging, mountain torrents, mudslides, landslides and other disasters caused by heavy rainfall.