Typhoon Kompasu Frontline

By / HICN / Updated: 18:18,13-October-2021

Typhoon Kompasu Frontline 


Storm Surge Occurs in the Haikou Bay Area/Oct.13

As Typhoon Kompasu hits south China's Hainan Province, Haikou Bay area in the provincial capital Haikou has seen storm surge on Wendesday.

Typhoon Kompasu makes landfall over Hainan's Bo'ao at 15:40pm Today/Oct.13

 This year’s No.18 typhoon Kompasu has made landfall on the coast of Boao Town, Qionghai City, Hainan Province at 15:40pm today, according to the Hainan Meteorological Service.The maximum wind force near the center was 12 when it landed (33 m/s), the lowest air pressure in the center is 970 hectopascal (hPa).


Two bridges in Hainan closed due to Typhoon Kompasu/Oct.13

Affected by Typhoon Kompasu, Hainan’s Haiwen Bridge and Qinglan Bridge in Wenchang city were announced closed to traffic in both directions from noon Wednesday, with reopening time undetermined, according to the local traffic department. Meanwhile, the Shiji Bridge (Century Bridge) in provincial capital Haikou was lifted from two-way temporary control at around 15:05 today.

Haiwen Bridge, Wenchang

Century Bridge, Haikou

Typhoon Kompasu brings strong wind to the west coast of Haikou/Oct.13

Strong wind appears on the west coast of Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, as Typhoon Kompasu hits the island.

Haikou Holiday Beach battered by Typhoon Kompasu/Oct.13

Currently approaching south China's island province of Hainan, Typhoon Komatsu is forecast to be the strongest storm to make landfall in the past five years.

Early Saturday Wednesday morning, the provincial meteorological authority issued a level III alert for heavy rainfall, along with declaring a typhoon red alert and an orange alert for huge waves.

Holiday Beach, on the west coast of the province's capital, is getting repeatedly battered by the waves of the approaching Typhoon Kompasu and various tourist attractions near the coast have been closed to visitors.

Giant waves brought by Typhoon Kompasu crash against the shore at Holiday Beach. WANG CHENGXIAN

Giant waves brought by Typhoon Kompasu crash against the shore at Holiday Beach. WANG CHENGXIAN

At the nearby scenic overlook, huge waves crash against a 3-meter-high seawall. WANG CHENGXIAN

Holiday Beach staff patrol the coastal area. WANG CHENGXIAN



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