Category Archives: China Meteorological Administration

The sixth WMO workshop on the impact of weather observing system on NWP held in Shanghai

CMA.  12-05-2016Source:China Meteorological News Press On May 10, the sixth World Meteorological Organization (WMO) workshop on the impact of weather observing system on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) was held in Shanghai Municipal Meteorological Bureau. Jiao Meiyan, Deputy Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) attended this meeting. Advertisements

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Domestic and foreign experts discuss weather radar technology and international standard

CMA. 15-04-2016Source:China Meteorological News Press.  From April 13 to 14, the fourth meeting of ISO/TC 146/SC 5/WG 7– weather radar working group was held in Beijing. The meeting was sponsored by ISO (International Standardization Organization) and undertaken by Meteorological Observation Center of China Meteorological Administration (CMA). Thirteen foreign experts from German, Japan and Finland attended the meeting. In the meeting, domestic

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change agrees special reports, AR6 workplan

CMA 14-04-2016 Source:IPCC.  NAIROBI, April 14 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has decided the strategy and timeline for its next series of reports, the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), and the special reports that will be prepared in the next few years.   The Panel responded positively to the invitation from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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China National Meteorological Center Adopts IAP Tropical Cyclone Wind Forecasting Technology in Forecast Operations

CAS.  China Meteorological Administration adopted a tropical cyclone wind forecasting technology developed by Institute of Atmospheric Physics in its forecasting operations in March, marking the satisfying results of testing the technology for two years in operations. The technology will be mainly used to forecast winds of Tropical Cyclones (TCs). China is frequented by Tropical cyclones (Fig.1) which brings gales, torrential rainfall

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Shen Xiaonong met with Venezuelan Minister-Counsellor to discuss cooperation on weather modification

On February 26, Shen Xiaonong, Deputy Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) met with Alberto Bastardo, Venezuelan Minister-Counsellor to China and discussed cooperation on weather modification in Beijing.  Shen Xiaonong extended a warm welcome to representatives from Embassy of the Republic of Venezuela. He said that China has established an operational weather modification system featuring on a three-tier structure, namely,

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NDRC, CMA, and SOA jointly released the development plan for marine meteorology 2016-2025

CMA. 26-02-2016. Source:China Meteorological News Press. Recently, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China Meteorological Administration (CMA), and State Oceanic Administration (SOA) jointly released the development plan for marine meteorology 2016-2025 (hereinafter referred to as Plan). The Plan refers to guideline, overall goal and layout, thus providing a basic frame for marine meteorological development in the following ten years.  The typhoon

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Fengyun satellites continue to advance applications with better calibration

CMA. -02-2016Source:China Meteorological News Press. As the wave of meteorological modernization surges, China’s Fengyun satellites have achieved significant improvement in data calibration and precise localization. As of now, China boasts four in-orbit geostationary meteorological satellites and four in polar orbit, which are stretching their strong arms in disaster prevention and reduction, climate change response, space weather monitoring and so on.  Calibration

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China raises warning level amid worst cold in decades

GOV CN. Updated: Jan 23,2016 4:28 PM     Xinhua. China’s national observatory raised the weather warning level from yellow to orange on the morning of Jan 23 as much of the country braced for the worst cold in 30 years. According to the National Meteorological Center (NMC), temperatures dropped 6 to 10 degrees Celsius on Jan 23 in parts of northwest China,

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The middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River will be exposed to heavy snow

22-01-2016Source:National Meteorological Center. From January 22 to 23, in portions of most of Zhejiang, southern Anhui, central and northern Jiangxi, southeastern Hubei, central and northern Hunan, northern Guizhou, heavy snow or snowstorm is predicted. The snow depth in these areas can up to 3~12cm. Furthermore, parts of western Zhejiang will be exposed to snowstorm (20~23mm), and the snow depth can reach

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Collaboration with Chinese weather service broadens

CMA. 15-01-2016Source:ECMWF. Two years after the conclusion of a formal Co-operation Agreement, ECMWF and the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) are extending their successful collaboration on satellite data to other fields, including the prediction of dust storms. CMA hosts the Asian node of the Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System (SDS-WAS), an initiative sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization

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