Latest News:  
Beijing   Light rain/Overcast    8 / 5   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>China Society

Cold front moves eastward, bringing strong winds

(Xinhua)

09:10, November 17, 2011

BEIJING, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- The cold front that has swept central and eastern China on Tuesday will continue to move eastward, bringing strong winds and dragging temperatures down along the way, said the National Meteorological Center (NMC) on Wednesday.

The NMC has issued a blue-coded alert for the cold spell.

Most regions in northern China, central and eastern China will see strong winds and plunging temperatures over the coming three days, according to the NMC.

Strong northerly winds of level four to six will blow across northeast China, most parts of north China, the areas between the Yangtze and Huaihe rivers and the Yellow and Huaihe rivers, dragging temperatures down by six to eight degrees Celsius, the NMC said.

Temperatures in some areas in Inner Mongolia autonomous region, most parts of northeast China and north China will drop by as much as 14 degrees Celsius, according to the NMC.

The NMC forecast that strong northerly winds of level seven to nine will hit coastal regions in northern and southern China starting Friday, warning people working at sea to be alert.

Meanwhile, the NMC said rain will sweep most parts of central and eastern China.

 
 
 
 
We Recommend
 
 
 

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:张茜)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Re-entry capsule of Shenzhou-8 set to land on earth Thursday

  2. Cute sleeping babies

  3. Jinan military region drill enters critical stage

  4. Marvelous cars at 2011 Dubai int'l auto show

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Gold prices likely to rise, not fall next year
  2. RMB appreciation will not ease US troubles
  3. Australia could be caught in Sino-US crossfire
  4. China helped EU in crisis enough
  5. Second-power status brings many risks
  6. China model can absorb best of the West
  7. India's increasing troop may go nowhere
  8. Alert : Another war is coming?
  9. Rising food prices endanger Asia's poor
  10. Monopoly probe should not be a go-to-jail card

What's happening in China

Bullet trains on track

  1. Microblog job titles still widely sold online
  2. Police and officials link to schoolgirl prostitution
  3. Leaving shadow of crime behind
  4. Insurance resolution draws mixed reaction
  5. Germany's Hamburg seeks trust, chance in China

PD Online Data

  1. Yangge in Shaanxi
  2. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  3. The drum dance in Ansai
  4. Shehuo in Baoji City
  5. The dragon dance