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Training course on nowcasting techniques on severe convection weather for ASEAN countries held in Nanning, Guangxi

Source:China Meteorological News Press06-09-2018

On August 29, international training course on nowcasting techniques on severe convection weather for ASEAN Countries was held in Nanning, Guangxi. Forecasters from 9 ASEAN countries like Malaysia,Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia will learn about application of Fengyun meteorological satellites and Doppler weather radar products, China’s disaster prevention and mitigation policies and measures in terms of severe convective weather, and modernized meteorological operational system and nowcasting techniques in China.

This training course is the first training course of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) which is targeted at ASEAN countries. The training contents encompass nowcasting techniques on severe convection weather, Doppler weather radar basic echo recognition, the application of FY-4A satellite products in nowcasting, and severe convective weather cloud images parting, and so on.

In 2016, the mechanism of China-ASEAN Meteorologixal Cooperation Forum was initiated by CMA and People's Government of the the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which has further beefed up regional meteorological disaster monitoring and mutual defense.(Sep.6)

Reporter: Huang Zina, Du Mu, Zhou Meili

Editor: Liu Shuqiao