Alerts is­sued for Typhoon Sarika

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

TheNa­tion­alMarine En­vi­ron­men­tal Fore­cast­ing Cen­ter on Mon­day is­sued a red alert, the high­est emer­gency re­sponse in the four-tier na­tional sys­tem, for ocean waves and an orange alert, the sec­ond-high­est, for storms as Typhoon Sarika ap­proached. Sarika, the 21st typhoon this year, is ex­pected to make land­fall in east­ern coastal ar­eas ofHainan prov­ince on Tues­day, the cen­ter said. Hun­dreds of fish­er­men and con­struc­tion work­ers have been evac­u­ated to safe shel­ters.

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