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China Weather Alert

Updated on 24 August 2019

The Situation:

Tropical Storm Bailu is expected to make landfall Sunday on the southeastern coast of

China. Areas at highest risk from winds and rain effects from Bailu are eastern Guangdong

and Fujian to southern Zhejiang and Jiangxi. Rainfall between 4-8 inches is possible and

wind gusts of up to 70 mph are predicted near the center of the storm.

Possible Effects:

  • Heavy rainfall could lead to landslides and flooding in already saturated areas

  • Downed trees, hindering rescue/recovery efforts

  • Traffic delays

  • Cancelled flights

  • Power outages in homes and places of work

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Monitor local news and weather media for updates

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Avoid traveling through flooded areas

  • Keep extra bottled water in lodging

  • Keep electronics charged

  • Check with airline for possible flight delay or cancellation

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.

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