On November 16, China Meteorological Administration (CMA), Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Transport, National Railway Administration, and State Post Bureau jointly released the plan of meteorological support for transportation during the 14th Five-Year Plan (hereafter referred to as the Plan). The Plan aims to form a comprehensive transportation meteorological service layout featured by coordinated deployment, implementation and support by multiple departments in five key areas of highway, railway, inland water transportation, marine transportation, and multimodal transport.
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On September 30, the second phase of the 17th Session of Regional Association II (Asia) of World Meteorological Organization (WMO) passed the resolution to recognize the official operation of Regional WIGOS Centre (RWC) Beijing and RWC Tokyo. The two RWCs will carry out joint observatory network monitoring and assessment within the scope of Asia. This news marks that RWC Beijing is capable of conducting meta data and observation data quality monitoring, assessment, tracking and improvement work within observatory network in RA II, WMO, which will be conducive to jointly elevate data quality with other countries and regions in Asia, promote the coordinated observation capacity and better tackle severe convective weather in RA II.
On September 28, Northeast Asia Forum on Meteorological Science and Technology was held in Shenyang, Liaoning province. The forum is held by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and Liaoning Provincial Meteorological Service, co-hosted by World Meteorological Centre-Beijing and Beijing Climate Centre. Management and scientific research personnel from World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and meteorological departments from countries like China, Russia, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, and Japan attended this event online or on the spot.
On September 29, Fengyun-3E meteorological satellite (hereafter referred to as FY-3E satellite） released atmospheric three-dimensional products. This is the first batch of high accuracy global sea surface wind field distribution of diverse time spans, global atmospheric temperature and humidity distribution products at varied altitudes.The satellite can clearly detect the condition of 37 layers of the atmosphere from the ground to the altitude of 60 kilometers.
During this year's flood season, many localities have witnessed broken records of precipitation. The heavy rainfall have wreaked havoc and brought myriad impacts. During this period, Chinese meteorological departments have carried out effective monitoring and forecasting, and made full-fledged deployments in terms of disaster preparedness. Let's have a snapshot.