28th June 2022 – (Hong Kong) According to Hong Kong Observatory, the broad area of low pressure over the central part of the South China Sea is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone in the next couple of days, and move in the general direction of the vicinity of western Guangdong and Hainan Island in the latter part of this week. Its intensity and movement remain uncertain. Under the influence of its associated outer rainbands, the weather over the northern part of the South China Sea and the coast of southern China will deteriorate gradually, winds will strengthen and there will be squally showers and thunderstorms. Under the influence of an active southerly airstream, the weather is expected to remain unsettled over the coast of Guangdong next week.
According to the nine-day weather forecast, the Observatory has further adjusted the wind forecast for 1st July. The latest forecast is that the easterly wind will travel at a speed similar to STRONG WIND SIGNAL NO. 3 on Friday falling slightly short of T8 storm signal.