Strong cold air to hit central and eastern China

Source:Central Meteorological Office

From today to Mar.23, the 4 to 6 levels of northerly winds will hit the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and its northern parts while the areas of mountain mouth and rivers get 6 to 7 levels of gust. The temperature Northwest China, eastern Southwest China, the South of the Yangtze River and South China will drop by 6 to 12. Meanwhile, the dust or sandstorm will affect South Xinjiang Basin, Qaidam Basin (in Qinghai Province), Hexi regions(in Gansu Province), central and northern Inner Mongolia, central & northern Ningxia and northern Shaanxi.

The forecast chart for precipitation in next 24 hours from 08:00 a.m. today

From this daytime to night, light to moderate snow or sleet will hit northwestern parts and southern mountain areas of Xinjiang, central and western Gansu, eastern Qinghai Plateau, central and eastern Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, northern Shanxi and northwestern Hebei. Meanwhile, eastern Northwest China, central and southern North China, the Yellow-Huaihe Valley, the Yangtze-Huaihe Valley, the Yangtzr-Hanshui Valley, eastern Southwest China, western and northern South of the Yangtze River and South China will get light to moderate rain or shower. Furthermore, the heavy rain or rainstorm will hit southern Henan, central and northern Anhui, most parts of Hubei, northern Hunan and eastern Chongqing.(Mar.21)

Editor: Hao Jing

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