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09 Oct 2018 description

Around 14:00 local time of 9 October, the first charter flight carrying humanitarian aid from the Chinese government to the disaster-stricken area in Central Sulawesi arrived in Balikpapan. Commerce Minister Counselor Wang Liping from the Chinese Embassy in Indonesia and Legal and Cooperation Bureau Chief Meiladyastrinda Hapsari from the National Disaster Management Authority of Indonesia handled the transfer of aid items in the airport on behalf of the two governments.

16 Sep 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center issued red warning of typhoon at 6:00 p.m. on September 15. This year’s 22th typhoon Mangkhut, (super typhoon scale), was centered around over 760 km of northeastern South China Sea (48m/s). The minimum air pressure registered 945 hPa.

It is forecast to move west by north direction at the speed of 30 km/h and is predicted to make landfall around afternoon to the night of September 16.

14 Sep 2018 description

At 6:00 p.m. today, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) upgraded the emergency response to typhoon Mangkhut to the level two. 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, Hainan and Guangxi are expected to sustain or adjust the emergency state according to local realities.

14 Sep 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center issued blue warning of typhoon at 6:00 a.m. on September 13. This year’s 23th typhoon Barijat made landfall along coast of Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province at 8:30 a.m. on September 13 as severe tropical storm. At 10:00 a.m., it has been reduced into the tropical storm level. It will continue to move towards west at the speed of 20 kilometers per hour, then across Leizhou Peninsula and enter into northern sea areas of Beibu Gulf.

02 Sep 2018 description

At 8:00 am of August 22nd, China National Commission for Disaster Reduction and the Ministry of Emergency Management urgently activated Level Ⅳ National Emergency Response for the recent serious floods in Anhui Province. A working team comprised of the Disaster Relief Department, Fire Department and National Disaster Reduction Center of China has been sent to the affected areas to inspect the disaster condition, guide local disaster relief work, ensure the basic livelihood of the affected people and minimize disaster losses.

29 Aug 2018 description

It is informed that typhoons making landfall in China are high in number, with rather northern landfall locations. After landing, typhoons incline to move northward with a wide-ranging impact, weak intensity, intensive rainfall in this typhoon season.

21 Aug 2018 description

The National Meteorological Center continues to issue blue warning of typhoon at 10:00 a.m. on August 21. This year's 19th typhoon Soulik, severe typhoon level, located over sea areas of Northwest Pacific which about 610 kilometers from south by east of Kyushu Island (27.6°N, 132.3°E) at this 8:00 a.m.

It's forecasted that Soulik will move towards northwest at the speed of 25 kilometers per hour with gaining intensity. It will enter into eastern East China Sea on night of August 21, then make landfall in coast of western offshore of Korean Peninsula on August 24.

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).

Typhoon track forecast

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.