A continental airstream is affecting the coastal areas of Guangdong. Locally, it was very hot
in the afternoon. Temperatures over many places rose to about 33 degrees.
Tropical Storm Linfa has intensified into a severe tropical storm. At 4 p.m., Linfa was centred about 270 kilometres southwest of Gaoxiong. It is forecast to move north slowly in the general direction of the coast of southeastern China.
Besides, Severe Tropical Storm Chan-hom has intensified into a typhoon. At 4 p.m., Chan-hom was centred about 1220 kilometres southeast of Okinawa. It is forecast to move west-northwest at about 20 kilometres per hour across the western North Pacific.
Weather forecast for tonight and tomorrow
Mainly cloudy. Hot with sunny periods tomorrow. Temperatures will range between 27 and 32 degrees. A few showers and isolated thunderstorms later. Moderate north to northwesterly winds, occasionally fresh offshore.
Outlook : Squally showers in the following couple of days.