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China issues yellow alert for ocean waves

China’s National 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 China Sea as well as waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands, […]

China issues yellow alert for ocean waves
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China’s National 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 China Sea as well as waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands, Taiwan Strait, northern areas of the South China Sea and Bashi Strait,

Waves of 5-7 metres are expected in the central and eastern areas of the South China 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.

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