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.