Vongfong, the first typhoon of 2020, formed in the Northwest Pacific Ocean at 8 p.m. May 12th, according to China’s National Meteorological Center.
Vongfong is expected to make landfall on Luzon island in the Philippines, and move in a northeasterly direction. It will gradually weaken and dissipate over the ocean to the east of Taiwan island.
The first typhoon will not make landfall in Guangdong, according to Guangdong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen meteorological centers. The province will not be directly affected except for a possible wave of sultry weather.
Starting from today (May 13th), hot weather will begin to boil the province again.
On May 14th and 15th, most regions of the province are expected to see cloudy weather, with scattered thundery showers in northern Guangdong and over parts of the Pearl River Delta. There are highs expected of 33℃-35℃ on the Leizhou Peninsula, in Heyuan, Meizhou and most parts of the Pearl River Delta, with some other areas in the delta seeing temperatures as extreme as 36℃～37℃. Temperatures in other cities will be 31℃-33℃.
7-day weather forecast for Guangzhou
May 14th(Thursday), cloudy, 27-33℃
May 15th(Friday), cloudy, 26-34℃
May 16th(Saturday), thundery showers, 25-33℃
May 17th(Sunday), heavy rain, 24-31℃
May 18th(Monday), heavy rain, 24-29℃
May 19th(Tuesday), heavy rain, 24-29℃
May 20th(Wednesday), cloudy with a chance of thundery showers, 24-31℃
Author: Hannah, Zoey (intern)
Editor: Simon, Steven