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Severe Typhoon Sarika targets Hainan, China

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Typhoon Sarika forecast path (Hong Kong Observatory)
Severe Typhoon Sarika (Typhoon Karen in Philippines) is forecast to make landfall in Hainan, China on Tuesday.

Authorities in Hainan Province held an emergency meeting Sunday night to review precautionary measures, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Six shelters have been established in Yongxing Island to the south of Hainan Island.

Several flights have been cancelled at Haikou Meilan International Airport.

Aside from Sarika, another severe typhoon, Haima, is expected to hit Hong Kong in the coming days.

Status of Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal

(Issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 23:45 HKT on 17/10/2016)

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 midnight, Severe Typhoon Sarika was estimated to be about 530 kilometres south-southwest of Hong Kong (near 18.0 degrees north 111.9 degrees east) and is forecast to move west-northwest at about 15 kilometres per hour towards Hainan.

Weather Forecast (Hongkong)

Fresh to strong easterly winds, occasionally gale force offshore at first. Cloudy to overcast with rain and squalls. Rain will be heavy at times. Temperatures will range between 23 and 26 degrees. There will be rough seas and swells.

Tropical Cyclone Sarika will move across the vicinity of Hainan today. Under the combined effect of Sarika and the northeast monsoon, it will be windy with squally showers over the south China coast.

Besides, Tropical Cyclone Haima will continue to intensify and move in the general direction of the northern part of Luzon today and tomorrow. It is expected to bring unsettled weather to the coast of southeastern China towards weekend.

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