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Sandstorm

20-03-2012Source:

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Meaning

Preventive Measures

 

 

In 12 hours, it's likely to occur or will occur the sand storm with the visibility of less than 1000 meters, and it will be continuous.

1.       Government and related sectors should do preparation work for sand storm;

2.        Close the door, reinforce structures, arrange outdoor items which are vulnerable to high winds, cover building materials, and seal precision instruments.

3.       Be aware to take the anti-dust supplies to avoid the injury of eyes and respiratory organs.

4.        Avoid the outdoor activities if you are a patient with respiratory illness or sensitive to dust.

In 6 hours, it's likely to occur or will occur the severe sand storm with the visibility of less than 500 meters, and it will be continuous.

1.       Government and related sectors should implement the support measures  for  sand storm ;

2.       Stop outdoor activities or dangerous operations.

3.       The departments of airport, railway and freeway should take the protective measures for traffic. Drivers take care of driving.

4.       Avoid riding bikes, driving with care and being aware to take the anti-dust supplies.

 

In 6 hours, it's likely to occur or will occur the heavy sand storm with the visibility of less than 50 meters, and it will be continuous.

1.       Government and related sectors should implement the emergency measures  for  sand storm ;

2.       Stop outdoor operation and stay the safe places without wind or dust

3.       Schools and kindergartens should put off the school time finish class until the sandstorm is over.

4.        Suspend the movements of aircrafts trains and freeways.