This screengrab take from the official website of the Hong Kong Observatory on Oct 31, 2022 shows the forecast track of Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae.
HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Observatory said it will consider issuing typhoon signal No 3 on Monday afternoon or early evcening as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae neared the territory.
In a weather bulletin, the HKO said the Standby Signal No 1, which was issued on Sunday night, was expected to last until at least before 4 pm Monday.
According to its present forecast track, Nalgae will edge rather close to the vicinity of the Pearl River Estuary later on Wednesday and Thursday, the HKO said
“With Nalgae edging closer to the coast of Guangdong gradually, local winds will further strengthen tonight. The Observatory will consider issuing the Strong Wind Signal, No 3 between 4 pm and 7 pm today,” the HKO said.
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It said seas are rough with swells and members of the public should stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.
According to its present forecast track, Nalgae will edge rather close to the vicinity of the Pearl River Estuary later on Wednesday and Thursday, the HKO said.
At noon, Nalgae was estimated to be about 670 kilometers south-southeast of Hong Kong and was forecast to move north-northwest at about 10 kilometers per hour towards the northern part of the South China Sea, it added.
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