Arabia Weather - The latest data and updates received from us at the “Arab Weather” Center indicate that the hurricane that originated several days ago in the Pacific Ocean is moving towards Taiwan, which was called “Quino”, affecting it during the coming days, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. , with the formation of floods in its areas of influence.
Hurricane "Quino" is moving toward the northwest, approaching Taiwan, and it is expected to hit its coasts with strong winds and heavy, torrential rains starting tomorrow, Wednesday. The peak of the hurricane's impact will be Wednesday evening and Thursday.
Its strength ranges between the first and second category according to the hurricane scale when it reaches the coast of Taiwan, with winds estimated at a speed of 70 km/h, and gusts that may reach a speed of 130 km/h, so that its effects are concentrated on the southern and eastern regions of the country, specifically in the Hualien and Taitung provinces. In the east of the island, Pingtung County, and Hengchun Peninsula in the south of the island.
The hurricane also causes high waves, as the wave height reached four meters on the Hengchun Peninsula before the hurricane, and the hurricane is expected to have a greater impact on the sea in eastern Taiwan, in addition to the Bashi Strait, and the southern part of the Taiwan Strait at a later time, and some parts were suspended. Ship services linking the island of Taiwan to other islands as a result.
The regions of East Asia are famous for hurricanes that strike several countries annually, and lead to massive destruction in some areas, and human and material losses. Hurricanes begin as tropical disturbances in warm ocean waters with surface temperatures of no less than 26.5 degrees Celsius. These low-pressure systems are fed by energy from Warm seas. Hurricanes are massive heat engines that provide energy on an astonishing scale. They pull heat from the warm, moist ocean air and release it through the condensation of water vapor in thunderstorms. Hurricanes revolve around a low-pressure center known as the eye. This area is quiet but surrounded by a circular wall containing... On the strongest winds and rain in the storm.
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