3 november 2013
Typhoon Krosa enters South China Sea, expected to approach Eastern Hainan
According to forecasts, the 29th typhoon this year, Krosa, entered the northeastern sea areas of the South China Sea on the morning of November 1st.
It is expected to re-intensify in the South China Sea and cross Hainan Island before making its final landfall in northern Vietnam.
Weather forecasts predict that Typhoon Krosa is currently moving west by north at a speed of 25-30 km per hour and will approach the eastern coast of Hainan Island on Saturday.
Hainan Provincial Meteorological Department warned that fishermen along the central and eastern coast of the South China Sea, especially those near Zhongsha Island and the Xisha Islands, as well as residents and visitors in eastern Hainan Island should closely monitor the progress of Typhoon Krosa