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Henan consolidates studies on artificial hail suppression forecasting and application

04-12-2018Source:China Meteorological News Press

In recent years, Henan provincial meteorological service has actively conducted artificial hail suppression forecasting and application research, analyzed the reason behind the emergence of hail, set up weather scale conceptual model conducive to forming hail, studied and produced technical system of artifical hail suppression operation commanding in Henan, which has found wider application and scored benign economic and social benefits.

This project has leveraged weather scale historical data and mesoscale intensive ground observation data, finalized short-range nowcasting indicators of various months, set up weather scale conceptual model conducive to forming hail, and established short-range nowcasting approached and operational procedures.

Based on the research achievements of this project, the Service has produced provincial artificial hail suppression operation commanding technical system. This system has been placed into operation within the province, playing a significant role in disaster prevention and reduction. (Dec. 4)

Author: Zhou Aichun, Ding Jianfang

Editor: Liu Shuqiao