China News Service, Haikou, August 10 (Huang Jingyi and Guo Dongyan) The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Observatory introduced on the morning of the 10th that this year's No. 7 typhoon "Mulan" (tropical storm level) will land on the coast of Leizhou Peninsula, Guangdong on the morning of the 10th (9 level, tropical storm level).
Affected by this, on August 10, there was still strong wind and rain in Hainan Province, and the coastal land around Hainan Island was accompanied by strong winds of magnitude 6 to 9.
It is reported that the Hainan Provincial Meteorological Bureau continued to issue a three-level typhoon warning at 7:20 on the 10th.
The center of typhoon "Mulan" was located at 19.8 degrees north latitude and 111.3 degrees east longitude at 7:00 on the 10th, that is, on the offshore sea surface about 30 kilometers east of Wenchang City, with a maximum wind force of level 9 (23 m/s) near the center.
The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Observatory predicts that "Mulan" will move north-westward at a speed of about 20 kilometers per hour, with little change in intensity, and will land on the coast of Leizhou Peninsula, Guangdong on the morning of the 10th (level 9, tropical storm level).
Affected by the surrounding cloud system of "Mulan", from 8:00 on August 8 to 6:00 on August 10, moderate to heavy rain and local heavy rain generally fell on Hainan Island, with the largest being 103.5 mm in Bohou Town, Lingao County; the coastal land and offshore areas around Hainan Island Strong winds of magnitude 7 to 8 generally occurred, and the largest offshore gust was magnitude 10 (27.9 m/s) in Wenchang Qizhou Islands.
In addition, the maximum rainfall in Sansha City was 34.5 mm on Fiery Cross Reef; most islands and reefs experienced gusts of magnitude 7 to 9, and the largest gust appeared on Dongmen Reef at magnitude 10 (25.2 m/s).
The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Observatory predicts that due to the influence of Typhoon "Mulan", there will still be strong wind and rain in Hainan Province on August 10.
The specific forecast is as follows:
In terms of ocean: Qiongzhou Strait, from the daytime to the first half of the night on the 10th, the wind force was 8, and the gust was 9-10; from the second half of the 10th, it weakened to 5-6, and the gust was 7-8.
On the eastern and southern seas of Hainan Island and the sea near the Paracel Islands, the wind was 8 and gusts were 9-10 on the 10th; it weakened to 5-6 on the 11th, and the gusts were 7-8 during thunderstorms.
From the 10th to the 11th, on the sea surface of the Beibu Gulf and the western sea of Hainan Island, the wind force was 7-8 and gust 9 during the day; from the night of the 11th, it weakened to 5-6, and the gust was 7-8 during thunderstorms.
On the sea surface near Zhongsha and Nansha Islands, winds of magnitude 6 to 7 and gusts of magnitude 8 to 9 during the day on the 10th; weakened to magnitude 5 to 6 at night on the 10th, and gusts of magnitude 7 to 8 during thunderstorms.
On the land side: On the 10th, there will be heavy rains to heavy rains and local heavy rains in the western half of Hainan Island, moderate to heavy rains and local heavy rains in the eastern half of Hainan Island. The coastal land around Hainan Island will be accompanied by strong winds of magnitude 6 to 9.
It is estimated that the rainfall in various places from 8:00 on August 10 to 8:00 on the 11th: Lingao, Danzhou, Baisha, Changjiang, Dongfang, Ledong and Sanya and other cities and counties 100-200 mm, local 250 mm; Haikou, Chengmai, Cities and counties such as Tunchang, Wuzhishan and Baoting are 60-120 mm; cities and counties such as Ding'an, Qiongzhong, Wenchang, Qionghai, Wanning and Lingshui are 40-80 mm, and local 100 mm.
The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Department reminded relevant departments to continue to do a good job in ship safety management.
It is expected that the wind force in the Qiongzhou Strait will weaken from the second half of the 10th, and relevant departments are requested to make preparations for navigation in advance.
During the impact of tropical cyclones, there will be short-term heavy precipitation, strong winds, lightning and other weather on Hainan Island, which will adversely affect the epidemic prevention and control work. It is necessary to take countermeasures in advance.
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.