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13 Aug 2018 description

This year’s 14th typhoon Yagi (severe tropical storm scale) made landfall in coastal areas of Wenling, Zhejiang at around 23:35 on August 12. The maximum wind intensity at the center registered scale 10 (28m/s).

02 Aug 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) continued to issue blue warning of typhoon at 6:00 a.m. on August 2. At 8:00 a.m., China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level four emergency response to address typhoon Jongdari. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Zhejiang, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, and Henan are expected to sustain or adjust the emergency state according to local realities. (Aug. 2)

27 Jul 2018 description

During this typhoon season, dozens of new remote sensing products of FY-4A meteorological satellite have been put into application. Multi-integrated (space-based, upper-air and ground-based) meteorological observing products have become more abundant, providing important support for accuracy forecast of typhoon, severe precipitation and gale.

23 Jul 2018 description

According to National Meteorological Center, this year’s 10th Typhoon Ampil (severe tropical storm scale) made landfall at the coastal regions of Chongming Island, Shanghai at around 12:30 on July 22. The maximum wind intensity at the center registered 28 m/s. The minimum air pressure registered 985 pHa.

Editor: Liu Shuqiao

20 Jul 2018 description

China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level three emergency response to address Typhoon Ampil. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, and Anhui are expected to sustain or adjust the corresponding emergency state according to local realities. (July 20)

Editor: Liu Shuqiao

18 Jul 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) issued blue warning of typhoon at 10:00 a.m. on July 17. At 11:00 a.m., China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level four emergency response to the typhoon. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Guangdong, Guangxi, and Hainan are expected to sustain or adjust the emergency state according to local realities. (July. 17)

Editor: Liu Shuqiao

11 Jul 2018 description

This year’s No.8 typhoon Maria (severe typhoon level) made landfall in coastal regions of Huangqi Peninsula, Lianjiang County, Fujian at 9:10 a.m. on July 11. The maximum wind intensity and minimum air pressure at the typhoon center registered scale 14 (42m/s) and 960 hPa respectively.

11 Jul 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center issued red warning of typhoon at 10:00 a.m. on July 10. Typhoon Maria is expected to move towards west by north at the speed of 30 kilometers per hour, skim over northern Taiwan Island on the early morning of July 11, and make landfall in the coastal regions from Fuqing, Fujian to Cangnan, Zhejiang on the morning of July 11. After landing, it will continue to move towards northwest.

09 Jul 2018 description

The National Meteorological Centre issued yellow warning of typhoon at 10:00 a.m. on July 9. Typhoon Maria is expected to move towards west by north at the speed of 30 kilometers per hour and gradually approach to the east of Taiwan Strait. It will land in or across northeastern Taiwan in next night, then land in Jinjiang of Fujian and Wenzhou of Zhejiang again on morning of July 11. After landing, it will continue to move towards northwest.

04 Jul 2018 description

The National Meteorological Centre (NMC) issued yellow warning of rainstorm at 6:00 a.m. on July 4. At 10:00 a.m., China Meteorological Administration (CMA) activated a level four emergency response to rainstorm. It is required that the relevant meteorological sectors attached to CMA enter the emergency position immediately and put corresponding meteorological services in place. The potential affected areas such as Anhui, Jiangsu, Henan, Hubei and Chongqing are expected to sustain or adjust the emergency state according to local realities

06 Jun 2018 description

National Meteorological Center released yellow warning of typhoon on 10:00 a.m. on June 5.

05 Jun 2018 description

The National Meteorological Centre issued blue warning of typhoon at 10:00 a.m. on June 5.In this 8:00 a.m. the tropical depression of South China Sea has intensified into this year’s No.4 typhoon, tropical storm level. At 10:00 a.m., the center located over sea areas which about 230 kilometers from south of Wenchang city, Hainan province (17.5°N,111.1°E).

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31 May 2018 description

On May 29, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) opened a national video meeting, to convey the spirit of the flood prevention work forum of the State Council and redeploy work in terms of meteorological services during the flood season. The meeting emphasized that meteorological departments should grasp the situation, focus on key river basins, major disasters, key regions, key users, major risks, and strive to conduct refined monitoring, accurate prediction, warning and services, to effectively safeguard flood and drought prevention work.

16 Mar 2018 description

Since February 26, 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks struck central Papua New Guinea, which was the largest earthquake since 1922. By March 7, the earthquake has caused at least 122 deaths and over one hundred million yuan losses, and many buildings have been destroyed.

02 Mar 2018 description

On February 12-13 (local time), hurricane GITA hit the south Pacific island country Tonga with a maximum speed of 195km per hour. 75% of the houses in the capital city Nukualofa including the Parliament House have been destroyed, roofs have been lifted, fresh water and power supply have been cut off, causing casualty and major economic loss.

25 Jan 2018 description

National Meteorological Center released Yellow Warning of Snow Storm and continued to issue blue warning of cold wave at 6:00 a.m. on January 24.

23 Nov 2017 description

Climate change is one of biggest challenges facing mankind in the 21st century. The Chinese Government has always attached great importance to tackling climate change and strengthened the work on low-carbon development and climate change adaptation since the beginning of 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) period (2016-2020). As an important part of the five-year plan for national economic and social development, the Work Plan for Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions During the 13th Five-Year Plan Period has been formulated and implemented.

16 Oct 2017 description

On October 12, 2017, The Chinese Government transferred the third batch of emergency relief rice to the South Sudanese government, which is 60-containers-load rice of 1,500 tons. The Chinese side also handed over 27 containers of non-food items including 3,700 tents, 15,000 pcs of mosquito nets and 30,000 blankets.

The first 2 batches of emergency relief rice with the quantity of 2,750 tons were handed over in August and September of 2017.

09 Oct 2017 description

To fulfill President Xi Jinping’ commitment at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation of providing 1 billion dollars to the relevant international organizations to help meet the refugee challenges in Asian and African countries, Vice Minister of Commerce and Deputy China International Trade Representative Yu Jianhua, on behalf of the Chinese government, signed a cooperation agreement with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

03 Oct 2017 description

After spending 7 days at the sea port of Sierra Leone and providing free medical services to thousands of local people, Hospital Ship of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, Ark Peace, has left the shores of Freetown on 26th September for Gabon where such services would be offered again.