Typhoon “Doksuri” Warning
According to the Central Meteorological Observatory, Typhoon “Doksuri” was generated in the eastern ocean of the Philippines on the morning of July 21st, and strengthened to Super Typhoon on the night of July 24th. The meteorological department predicts that “Doksuri” will move northwest at a speed of 10 to 15 kilometers per hour, gradually strengthening, and will make landfall from the central and southern coast of Fujian Province on July 28th with a maximum wind speed of 170 kilometers per hour, and then reach the southern Anhui Province with a wind speed of 130 kilometers per hour. Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Shanghai, and southern Jiangsu should be impacted by strong winds and heavy rain. Starting from the 26th, Fujian Province will experience a significant precipitation process, with rainfall ranging from 150 to 350 millimeters and locally 500 millimeters. It is expected that the strongest precipitation will occur on the day of typhoon landing on the 28th, when rainstorm to heavy rainstorm may occur in Fujian and southern Zhejiang, and some regions may break the precipitation record in the same period. The meteorological department predicts that “Doksuri” may become the strongest typhoon to land in China this year.
ARMs recommends you to prepare in advance, pay attention to the weather warning information, and protect the safety of life and property.
企业防范措施/Enterprise preventive measures
Prepare materials-equip and mobilize sufficient flood control devices.
Clearing out the drains -clear out the drainage ditches and pipes.
Reinforce the roof-reinforce the steel structure roof.
Prevent blowing down– strengthen outdoor billboards, outdoor hanging and signboards, etc.
Close the doors and windows-close doors and windows of all workshops, warehouses and offices.
Transfer materials-transfer expensive equipment and inventory to higher floor
Pad up-pad up the equipment and inventory that are prone to water damage.
Pumping-equipped with water pump to pump water on time.
工程项目防范准备/Prevention and preparation measures
Reinforcement of temporary buildings – temporary buildings, sheds, warehouses and dormitories on the construction site shall be reinforced.
Place on the high place – keep the construction materials, machinery and equipment in high-lying areas.
Windproof Safety Check – windproof safety inspections should be carried out for overhead tower cranes, lifting machinery and scaffolding.
Protect the foundation pit -check whether the foundation pit is prepared with measures such as drainage pump, slope protection, reinforcement of soil retaining and support.
Turn off the main power supply – check the temporary power supply and distribution box for moisture resistance and turn off the main power supply.
Mud cleaning – check whether the drainage system at the construction site is effective and clear the blocked mud.
Prepare materials – prepare sufficient emergency materials for typhoon prevention, and provide a certain number of drainage pumps.
Stop construction – when a typhoon comes, stop all construction such as earthwork and foundation works to ensure the safety of personnel.
个人防台防雨准备/Personal typhoon and rain protection preparation
Close doors and windows – close doors and windows at home and office.
Don’t go out – if the typhoon is severe stay at home.
Wear rain gear – wear rain gear when you go out. Rain gear can insulate against lightning.
Anti collapse – keep away from street lamps, poles, fences, billboards and trees.
Avoid ponding – try to avoid ponding area when you go out, to prevent falling into the passenger well, pit or electric leakage accidents.
Don’t drive – if the engine stalls while driving in the water, do not restart the engine. You should leave the vehicle and move to a safe area for rescue.
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