UPDATE: 1:30 p.m., June 14

The HKO cancelled the last of its warnings for Tropical Storm Nuri. This page will no longer be updated.

At 1 p.m., Tropical Depression Nuri was centred about 280 kilometres west of Hong Kong. It is forecast to move northwest inland and weaken gradually.

UPDATE: 11 a.m., June 14

The SZMB Typhoon and Lightning Warnings are no longer in effect.

UPDATE: 10:45 a.m., June 14

The Hong Kong Observatory's Standby Signal, No. 1 was issued at 10:40 a.m. to replace the Strong Wind Signal, No. 3.

UPDATE: 6:00 a.m. June 14

At 6 a.m., Tropical Storm Nuri was estimated to be about 190 kilometres west-southwest of Hong Kong (near 21.5 degrees north 112.5 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 22 kilometres per hour towards the coast of western Guangdong. Local winds are still strong with occasional gales on high ground. The Strong Wind Signal, No. 3 will remain in force for some time. The outer rainbands of Nuri are affecting the coast of Guangdong. There are also swells. Members of the public are advised to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports. Nuri is expected to make landfall and weaken over western part of Guangdong later in the morning. Local winds will moderate gradually then. When general strong winds are no longer expected over the territory, the Observatory will issue the Standby Signal, No. 1 to replace the Strong Wind Signal, No.3.

 

HKO UPDATE:

At 11 p.m., Tropical Storm Nuri was estimated to be about 200 kilometres south-southwest of Hong Kong (near 20.6 degrees north 113.6 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 22 kilometres per hour towards the coast of western Guangdong.

Nuri will be closest to Hong Kong in the small hours tomorrow (14 June), skirting around 200 kilometres to our southwest. Local winds are generally strong and occasional gales are affecting high ground. The Strong Wind Signal, No. 3 will remain in force for some time.

HKO UPDATE: at 17:45 on 13 Jun

The Strong Wind Signal, No. 3 is in force. This means that winds with mean speeds of 41 to 62 kilometres per hour are expected. At 6 p.m., Tropical Storm Nuri was estimated to be about 250 kilometres south of Hong Kong (near 20.1 degrees north 114.5 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 22 kilometres per hour crossing the northern part of the South China Sea, edging closer to the coast of western Guangdong.

According to the current forecast track (4:45pm), Nuri will be closest to Hong Kong tomorrow morning, skirting within around 200 kilometres to our southwest. Nuri’s structure is rather loose. The associated gale wind area is relatively small. Unless Nuri intensifies significantly or takes on a track closer to Hong Kong, the chance of issuing higher Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal will not be high.

The outer rainbands of Nuri are affecting the coast of Guangdong. There are also swells. Members of the public are advised to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.

Precautionary Announcements with No. 3 Signal

  1. Please complete precautions as soon as possible. Make sure objects likely to be blown away are securely fastened or taken indoors. Check if all windows and doors can be securely locked.
  2. Drains should be cleared of leaves and rubbish. People in low-lying areas should take precautions against flooding.
  3. Avoid staying in areas exposed to high winds. Drivers using highways and flyovers should be alert to violent gusts.
  4. Construction and property management practitioners should make sure that overhanging facilities and temporary structures outdoors are securely fastened or placed on the ground, and complete precautionary measures as soon as possible.
  5. Small vessel owners should now complete all safety arrangements and return to nearby typhoon shelters.
  6. Small vessels not yet in typhoon shelters should seek shelter without delay. Use heavy anchors and check that all deck fittings are firmly fastened.
  7. Listen to radio, watch TV or browse the Hong Kong Observatory's website and mobile app for the latest information on the tropical cyclone.

 


 

UDPATE: 3:40 p.m., June 13th, 2020:

The Strong Wind Signal, No. 3, was issued at 3:40 p.m. This means that winds with mean speeds of 41 to 62 kilometres per hour are expected. Make sure objects likely to be blown away are securely fastened or taken indoors. Stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.


Weather Forecast for Today (as of 2:00 p.m.) http://weather.sz.gov.cn/en/

 

 

UPDATE: At 2:45 p.m., the SZMB issued a city-side yellow Lightning Warning:


http://weather.sz.gov.cn/en/

 

UPDATE: HKO 12 noon June 13th, 2020:

  • At noon, Tropical Storm Nuri was estimated to be about 390 kilometres south-southeast of Hong Kong (near 19.0 degrees north 115.5 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 22 kilometres per hour crossing the northern part of the South China Sea, edging closer to the coast of western Guangdong, and continue to intensify.
  • According to the current forecast track, local winds are expected to strengthen gradually later in the afternoon. The Observatory will issue the Strong Wind Signal, No. 3 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The outer rainbands of Nuri are affecting the coast of Guangdong. There are also swells. Members of the public are advised to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.

 

UPDATE: At 7:15 a.m. June 13th, the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau hoisted the Blue Typhoon Warning.

Subarea in force: the land area of Shenzhen、 Western Sea Area、Eastern Sea AreaCriteria:

Typhoon is to affect within 24h, with an average wind speed over scale 6 or gust over scale 8; it has affected with an average wind speed of scale 6–7 or gust of scale 8–9, and this will continue.

Guidance for Preparedness

  1. The typhoon alert is in effect. Be prepared for the typhoon.
  2. Pay attention to the latest news of the typhoon and prevention notices issued by the government and relevant departments.
  3. Reinforce doors, windows, board rooms, iron sheet huts, scaffolding and other temporary structures, and properly place outdoor articles vulnerable to strong winds.
  4. Relevant competent departments and other units should organize personnel in outdoor, aerial, harbor and offshore operations to prepare for gale prevention in time. Fish farm workers and personnel offshore should take shelter in time. Ships should return to ports immediately or take other measures to avoid strong winds. 

 

UPDATE: As of 21:45, the HKO's Standby Signal, No. 1 is in force.

This means that a tropical cyclone now centred within about 800 kilometres of Hong Kong may affect us.

At 10 p.m., Tropical Depression Nuri was estimated to be about 680 kilometres south-southeast of Hong Kong (near 17.0 degrees north 117.5 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 22 kilometres per hour towards the northern part of the South China Sea, edging closer to the coast of western Guangdong and intensifying.

 

 

ORIGINAL ARTICLE (Published June 12th): Typhoon May Hit Guangdong this Weekend

At 3:35 a.m., this morning, the Hong Kong Observatory announced that the tropical cyclone now over the Philippines will continue to intensify, but there remain uncertainties in its intensity and subsequent movement. According to the current forecast, the tropical cyclone will enter the northern part of the South China Sea on Friday night, and edge closer to the coast of Guangdong during the weekend. The local weather is expected to deteriorate on Sunday, and it will be windy with squally showers. There will still be showers next Monday and Tuesday.


Image forecast as of 10pm June 12, HKO

According to @ Guangdong weather, temperatures are expected to rise in the next three days (11-13) before rain on the 14th.  We'll continue to monitor the situation and will publish updates on ShekouDaily.com should the situation deteriorate.


Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau Forecast (As of June 12, 10pm)

 

 

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