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Chi issues yellow alert for typhoon Tokage

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Beijing, Nov 27: Chi’s tiol observatory on Sunday issued a yellow alert for typhoon Tokage that will bring gales to some southern coastal regions. Tokage, this year’s 25th typhoon, was on the central part of South Chi Sea at 5 a.m. on Sunday and moving northward at a speed of 5 to 10 km per hour, Xinhua news agency cited the tiol Meteorological Centre as saying. The typhoon will turn southwest from Monday with force gradually dwindling, the NMC said. Affected by the typhoon and cold front, coastal areas of Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Hain provinces and Guangxi Zhuang region will be swept by strong wind, according to the NMC. The NMC advised local authorities to take precautions against the typhoon and ships in affected regions to go back to ports. Chi has a four-tier colour-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe weather, followed by orange, yellow and blue. (IANS)

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