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Lightning protection detection completed in Huoshenshan and Leishenshan Hospitals

10-02-2020Source:China Meteorological News Press

On February 9, it is informed that meteorological departments have completed lightning protection detection of key lightning protection facilities of oxygen stations in Huoshenshan Hospital and Leishenshan Hospital which are two makeshift hospitals dedicated to treating patients infected with the virus. In the meanwhile, two atmospheric electric field instrument provided by China Huayun Meteorological Technology Group Corporation will be installed in designated locations of the two hospitals respectively, which will provide meteorological services for ensuring the safe operation of these two hospitals. 
According to meteorological statistics, from March to April, places like Wuhan in Hubei will face mounting and stronger lightning activities. Lightning protection security are crucial for the two newly constructed hospitals. 
According to meteorologists, buildings in the two hospitals have basically lived up to lightening protection security standards. While outdoors activities are exposed some hazards.
Lightning protection monitoring instruments installation Photoed by Yiliang
To address this situation, Hubei provincial meteorological service and Wuhan municipal meteorogical service decided to install atmospheric electric-field meters in the two hospitals and taken the approach of early warning close to the scene to maximize the lightning protection security. Huayun Group has offered to provide two field instruments which are on the way to Wuhan.
It is informed that after the operation of the two instruments, they will provided refined lightning prediction, further enhance monitoring and early warning capacities of lightning in Wuhan, and safeguard the security of medical workers and patients. (Feb. 10)
Reporter: Liu Ruoxin
Editor: Liu Shuqiao