Reply To: Stormy weather – Prapiroon – due for 3-5 August


Prapiroon now named, in South China Sea, and on the move and intensifying.

Forecasts not yet in great agreement, but perhaps likely to head towards Hainan, passing to the south of Hong Kong; Hong Kong Observatory forecasting “EAST TO SOUTHEAST FORCE 5, OCCASIONALLY FORCE 6 OFFSHORE.” for Friday, as well as similar for Thursday, with winds strengthening late tomorrow (Wed), and winds weaker but still showers for the weekend.

ECMWF, by contrast, has storm coming v close to Hong Kong during Friday.