China News Service, Zhangzhou, August 4th. At 8 o'clock on August 4, the tropical depression in the South China Sea strengthened into the ninth typhoon "Lu Bi" this year.

Starting at 12 o'clock, Zhangzhou, Fujian will upgrade its emergency response to typhoon prevention to level III, and maintain a level IV emergency response for storm and flood prevention.

  At present, the center of "Lupit" (English name: Lupit, name origin: Philippines, name meaning: cruel) is located in the northeastern part of the South China Sea, about 285 kilometers southwest of the border between Fujian and Guangdong. The maximum wind force near the center is 8 (tropical storm). Level, 18 m/s).

  According to the forecast by the Meteorological Department, "Lu Bi" will move to the northeast at a speed of about 13 kilometers per hour, and the intensity will gradually increase.

It made landfall in the coastal area from Lufeng, Guangdong to Jinjiang, Fujian on the morning of the 5th (Tropical Storm or Severe Tropical Storm, 8-10, 20-25 m/s). After landing, the intensity weakened and it will move into the East China Sea during the day on the 7th. The southern sea surface gradually moves to the northeast.

  According to the relevant work requirements of Zhangzhou City, coastal scenic spots and coastal leisure tourism resorts in Zhangzhou will be closed before 18:00 on the same day, and the opening time will be notified separately.

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