CMA initiated level Ⅱ emergency response to address heat wave

30-07-2013 Source:China Meteorological News Press

At 11:00 of July 30, China Meteorological Administration initiated the first level Ⅱ meteorological emergency response to address heat wave.


The National Meteorological Center has continued to issue orange warning of heat wave for four days. From today to August 8, the maximum temperature of the Yangtze-Huaihe Valley, South of the Yangtze River and Chongqing is forecasted to be still over 35℃. The heat wave of some areas in South of the Yangtze River will last for 5-8 days, which maybe break the historical extremum.


To provide better service, CMA issued level Ⅱ meteorological emergency response at 11:00 today. All relevant departments and centers of CMA have immediately entered into level Ⅱ meteorological emergency responsive state and should offer monitoring and forecasting services all the time. Anhui, Jiangsu, Hunan, Hubei, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Chongqing and Shanghai meteorological bureaus should enter into emergency response on the basis of actual weather conditions.


The meteorological experts suggest that the public avoid outdoor activities during the period of high temperature and take protective measures from heatstroke. (July 30)


Editor: Hao Jing

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