Meteorological services for flood disaster mitigation in Northeast China (China Meteorological Administration)

Meteorological services for flood disaster mitigation in Northeast China (China Meteorological Administration)

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23 September 2013
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Since this flood season, because of the location of western pacific subtropical high is westing and northing which bring abundant water, as well as active cold air, Northeast China including Jilin Province, Heilongjiang Province, parts of Inner Mongolia got severe precipitation. In some of these areas, the daily precipitation or total rainfall has broken the historical records. During the whole August, the continuous rainfall has caused the largest basin floods in Songhua River basin since 1998. Meanwhile, Heilongjiang also has gotten the largest floods since 1984 while the floods of Hunhe river and Kouhe river in Liaoning broke history records.>> More

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