China, Severe Weather, Level 3: Forecast: Typhoon Saola to hit coastal areas on 2 September – Guangdong, China [Update 1]

Update 2023-08-28: According to current forecasts, Typhoon Saola is expected to make landfall near the city of Shantou on Saturday (2 September).

2023-08-27: Typhoon Saola developed over North Pacific Ocean, which is forecast to hit the coastal areas of Guangdong, China on Friday (1 September). Heavy rainfalls are to be expected beforehand, which may cause floods, flash floods and landslides. Due to high winds, storm damage is possible in the areas directly affected by the tropical storm.
(Air-)Traffic disruptions are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise elevated caution near mountainsides and rivers.