Dam Construction and Management in China  
Flood Control,Drought Relief and Disaster Mitigation in China  
International Cooperation on Trans-Boundary Rivers Between China and Its Neighbouring Countries  
Irrigation and Drainage in China  
Rural Water Supply in China  
Small Hydropower Development and Management in China  
Soil and Water Conservation in China  
Water Policies,Laws and regulations in China  
Water Resources in China  
Water Resources Management and Protection in China  
Water Science and Technology in China  

Current Location:Homepage
China renews yellow alert for heavy rainstorms
Xinhua    2021-08-09 14:05  

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- China's National Meteorological Center on Sunday renewed its yellow alert for rainstorms in southwestern parts of the country, calling for precautionary measures.

From 2 p.m. Sunday to 2 p.m. Monday, heavy rains are expected in parts of Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou and Yunnan, with up to 230 mm of rainfall in certain areas.

Parts of the four provincial level areas could encounter over 80 mm of hourly precipitation accompanied by thunderstorms and gales.

The national observatory has advised local authorities to remain alert for possible flooding, landslides and mudslides, and recommended halting outdoor activities in hazardous areas.

China has a four-tier color-coded weather-warning system, with red representing the most severe warning, followed by orange, yellow and blue.

Source: Xinhua




责编:
相关内容