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Xianning issues orange high temperature alert
http://English.xianning.gov.cn 18-07-17
 

  XIANNING - The sun was blazing like a ball of fire in Xianning on Monday, with sweltering heat wave, and the meteorological department issued orange high temperature alert to warn citizens to guard against heat. Today it’s beginning of the hottest part of the summer, that is, the dog days began.

  Controlled by subtropical high on Monday, most of the places stood high temperature of over 35℃ in Xianning, and the highest temperature in the part of the city reached over 37℃. At 8:10 am the municipal meteorological observatory issued orange high temperature alert: it’s estimated that the highest temperature will rise to over 37℃ that very day, please take precautions.

  As the saying goes, the dog days mean the three periods of the hot season in a year, falling between Mid-July and mid-to-late August, with climatic feature of high temperature, low pressure, high humidity, and small wind speed. Its period is different every year, sometimes thirty days, and sometimes forty days.

  According to the latest meteorological data analysis, it’s high temperature weather, with less rainfall in Xianning controlled by subtropical high on July 17-20; there will be more cloud systems owing to influence of subtropical high periphery and typhoon cloud system of a depression on July 21-22; there will be light rain on July 23 influenced by the typhoon pressure, and the highest temperature will drop a bit but still remain high.

  The specific weather forecast is as follows: fine day, southerly wind level 1~2, 25~37℃ on July 17; fine day, southerly wind level 1~2, 26~37℃ on July 18; fine day, southerly wind level 1~2, 26~38℃ on July 19; fine day, southerly wind level 1~2, 27~37℃ on July 20; fine to cloudy, easterly wind level 1~2, 26~36℃ on July 21; cloudy, easterly wind level 1~2, 26~35℃ on July 22; light rain, northerly wind level 1~2, 26~34℃ on July 23. By Wu Qingpeng, Zhao Zhongzhi and Dai Jianwei (www.xnnews.com.cn)


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