It may have been dry for qualifying at Shanghai today but the teams were well away that heavy rain is expected tomorrow for the second Grand Prix in a row.
As mentioned in the Chinese Grand Prix preview The culprit this time is Typhoon Krosa (pictured) which, at the time of writing, is battering Taiwan with winds of up to 150mph.
The typhoon itself will not hit Shanghai but the vast clouds of heavy rain surrounding it are very likely to.
This is the location of Shanghai International Circuit:
The external link below shows the prediction for how the typhoon is going to affect the race. Last year’s Chinese Grand Prix was also run in the wet and was won by Michael Schumacher.
Rain is forecast to begin at the circuit this evening (Saturday) and continue throughout Sunday. We may be in for a repeat of Fuji…
- Chinese GP 2007 preview & TV times
- Chinese GP 2007 qualifying: Hamilton edges Raikkonen
- Japanese GP 2007 review: Mighty Hamilton takes crucial win (updated)
- Chinese GP 2006 review
- Japan Meterological Agency – Tropical Cyclone Information (external)