Experts analyzed the weather characteristics of this flood season (China Meteorological Administration)

Experts analyzed the weather characteristics of this flood season (China Meteorological Administration)

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29 July 2013
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Recently, experts of National Climate Center analyzed the weather characteristics of this flood season. From June 1 to July 15, China saw many rainstorms with high intensity, and the precipitation reached the highest level in recent five years. Due to the extreme precipitation, floods and geological disasters were more serious. In addition, the number of typhoon was more than the long term average, and the landing time was earlier.

Since the flood season, the precipitation in most areas of North China, eastern and central-western Northwest China, central-northern Northeast China, western Sichuan Basin, western and northeastern Inner Mongolia was 20%-100%, 1-2 times more than the same period of normal years. Meanwhile, the precipitation in most areas of South China was less than the normal years. >> More

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