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Snowstorm

20-03-2012Source:China Meteorological News Press

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Preventive Measures

In 12 hours, the snowfall will be up to 4 mm., or has been above 4 mm., and will continue; the snowfall is likely to affect transportation and agriculture and animal husbandry. 

1.       Government and related sectors should do preparation work for snow hazard and icing damage;

2.       The sectors of transportation, railway, electronic power, telecommunication, and others should carry out patrol, investigating and maintenance of road, railway, electronic lines, and clear the snow cover;

3.       Passengers and drivers should take preventive measures for cold weather, and slippery road;

4.       Agriculture areas and animal husbandry farmers should reserve forage for possible snow hazard and icing damage;

5.       Reinforce trellis and other temporary structures.   

In 12 hours, the snowfall will be up to 6 mm., or has been above 6 mm., and will continue; the snowfall is likely to affect transportation and agriculture and animal husbandry.

1.       Government and related sectors should implement preparation work for snow hazard and icing damage;

2.       The sectors of transportation, railway, electronic power, telecommunication, and others should strengthen patrol, investigating and maintenance of road, railway, electronic lines, and clear the snow cover;

3.       Passengers and drivers should take preventive measures for cold weather, and slippery road;

4.       Agriculture areas and animal husbandry farmers should reserve enough forage for possible snow hazard and icing damage;  

5.       Reinforce trellis and other temporary structures.     

In 6 hours, the snowfall will be up to 10 mm., or has been above 10 mm., and will continue; the snowfall is likely to affect or has affected transportation and agriculture and animal husbandry. 

1.       Government and related sectors should do a good job of emergency work for snow hazard and icing damage;

2.       The sectors of transportation, railway, electronic power, telecommunication, and others should strengthen patrol, investigating and maintenance of road, railway, electronic lines, and clear the snow cover;

3.       People should reduce unnecessary outdoor activities;

4.       Reinforce trellis and other temporary structures, and drive livestock to covered pen.

In 6 hours, the snowfall will be up to 15 mm., or has been above 15 mm., and will continue; the snowfall is likely to affect or has affected transportation and agriculture and animal husbandry.

 

1.       Government and related sectors should do a good job of emergency and disaster rescue work for snow hazard and icing damage;

2.       Schools and operations should be stopped if necessary except special industry;

3.       Airplanes, railway, and expressway operations can be stopped if necessary;

4.       Disaster rescuing and relief should be carry out in pastoral areas and others.