Extreme precipitation events happened in this July (China Meteorological Administration)

Extreme precipitation events happened in this July (China Meteorological Administration)

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1 August 2012
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This year in July, China saw a number of large-scale severe rainfall processes. National precipitation exceeds the normal level with extreme daily precipitation and extreme continuous precipitation events in some areas. Experts say that we are facing a tough situation now, and local government and relevant departments should continue to strengthen meteorological disaster prevention and mitigation.

In July, the national average precipitation is 130.4 mm, 13.5% higher than the same period of normal years (114.9 mm), and is the highest level since 1999. >> More

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