China renews orange alert for super typhoon

China renews orange alert for super typhoon

Beijing, July 8 (IANS) China on Friday renewed an orange alert for extreme weather as super typhoon Nepartak made landfall in Taiwan earlier in the day, bringing strong gusts and downpours to the area

Nepartak, the first typhoon of the year, landed at 5.50 a.m. in Taitung, packing winds of up to 55 metres per second, the National Meteorological Centre (NMC) said.

The NMC forecast that the typhoon would move northwest at a speed of up to 20 km per hour before dying down, Xinhua news agency reported.

Nepartak will continue to bring gales and torrential rain to coastal regions of Fujian and Zhejiang from Friday to Saturday, it said.

China has a four-tier colour-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe weather, followed by orange, yellow and blue.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here