Taiwan typhoon threatens Philippines Danger Zone
Ninth typhoon in the Pacific region is gaining momentum and is approaching the coast of south-eastern province of Fudzyan in China. Residents advised to prepare for a meeting with the elements, as the typhoon is very powerful and has already brought heavy rainfall and flooding in the Philippines, especially in the North Island. Luzon.
In the next three days Saola develop speed of 185 km / h, which will provide a typhoon hazard category 3. Downpours and flooding expected in the region between the cities of Fuzhou and Taizhou and on about. Taiwan. At the moment, the epicenter of the typhoon is situated 260 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes Islands (21,4 ° N, 124,5 ° E). Wind speed in the system reaches 150 km / h Saola is moving north at a speed of 7 km / h and can reach category 4 risk with 1000 mm of rain in a few hours.
According to the forecasts of meteorologists, even if most of the rainfall from the typhoon passes o.Tayvan, islanders the northern part of the fun will get gusty winds. One village had already been evacuated to another part of the island, to move a number of roads closed. Only a potential danger zone is 15.09 million. 1.19 million of them live in the coastal area of 5 m below sea level, and subject to wave attack.
Filipinos have not counted seven compatriots 20,000 inhabitants were evacuated. Especially dangerous were the evacuation of sailors from the sea and shipping them to the port. Not far from the capital of China is another storm Demri which also gives a lot of trouble northeast of the country and may soon become a full-fledged cyclone off the coast of Japan. Ryukyu and Kyushu.
So far Demri is 815 km south-southeast of Sasebo, Japan, and is moving west at a speed of 28 km / h The maximum wind speed is fixed at 83 km / h with gusts up to 102 km / h