Posted by Teo Blašković on (1 day ago)
Typhoon “Cempaka” — the 7th named storm of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season — is slowly approaching China’s Guangdong Province where it’s expected to make landfall on July 20, 2021.
At 06:00 UTC on July 20, the center of Cempaka was located about 215 km (135 miles) WSW of Hong Kong. It had maximum 10-minute winds of 100 km/h (62 mph), with gusts to 150 km/h (90 mph). 1-minute sustained winds were 130 km/h (80 mph).
The minimum central barometric pressure was 992 hPa and the system was almost stationary.
Animated multispectral satellite imagery shows the system has maintained overall convective signature and a defined, albeit cloud-filled eye, as it tracked very slowly toward China, JTWC forecasters noted.