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Chi issues yellow alert for ocean waves

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Beijing, Dec 27: Chi’s tiol Marine Environmental Forecasting Centre has issued a yellow alert for ocean waves brought by typhoon Nock-Ten and a cold front. Starting Tuesday, Nock-Ten, the 26th typhoon this year, and the cold front are expected to bring waves of 3.5-5 metres in the East Chi Sea as well as waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands, Taiwan Strait, northern areas of the South Chi Sea and Bashi Strait, the Global Times reported. Waves of 5-7 metres are expected in the central and eastern areas of the South Chi Sea, the centre said. It also issued a blue alert for ocean waves expected in waters off the coasts of Zhejiang, Fujian and Guangdong provinces. Nock-Ten hit the Philippines on Monday, resulting in the deaths of five people with eight others reported missing. (IANS)

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