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Radar satellites conduct continuous monitoring of the water body of Dongting Lake

29-07-2020Source:China Meteorological News Press

Since July 26, 2020, heavy rain process has plagued central Hunan, with rainfall converging in Zishui. By 9:00 a.m. on July 28, water in western Dongting Lake and southern parts has receded. However, water levels in eastern parts have witnessed slow rise, with most of the monitoring stations exposed to above warning water levels threshold.

Monitoring image of the water body in Dongting Lake by radar satellite

True color cloud image and radar base reflectivity rate overlapping image by FY-4A geostationary meteorological satellite (2:00 p.m. on July 28, 2020) Credits: National Satellite Meteorological Center

 

Editor: Liu Shuqiao