This round of cold air is a bit "tough", and many places in Northeast China have started emergency response to meteorological disasters.

       CCTV News:Affected by strong cold air, the Central Meteorological Observatory continued to issue double warnings of cold wave blue and blizzard yellow at 18: 00 on the 17th. It is predicted that there will be strong winds and cool weather in the central and eastern regions of China today, and the temperature will generally drop by 6-10℃, including central Inner Mongolia, western and northern Shanxi, northwestern Hebei, central and eastern Shandong, central and northern Jiangsu and Anhui, eastern Hubei, eastern Guizhou, southern Hunan and other places. The cooling range can reach 12℃. There are 5-7 winds and 8-10 gusts in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the north, and some areas in Xinjiang’s southern Xinjiang basin and North China have sand blowing. Tomorrow morning, the minimum temperature of 0℃ will be pushed south to the area along Huaihe River to Qinling Mountains.


       In addition to cooling, the ability of cold air to make rain and snow is even more "powerful". There are heavy blizzards in northeastern Inner Mongolia, northern Liaoning, central and eastern Jilin and most of Heilongjiang, among which there are heavy blizzards in parts of northeastern Jilin and eastern Heilongjiang. The added snow depth in these areas will be 5-15 cm, and some areas will be more than 20 cm.

       In the past two days, the rain and snow have obviously cooled down. Meteorologists reminded the public to take timely measures to prevent the adverse effects of heavy snowfall, icing and snow blowing on traffic.

       Let’s take a look at the specific situation in various places. The Heilongjiang Meteorological Observatory issued a forecast yesterday. It is estimated that today, the snowfall in Heihe, Yichun, Suihua, Harbin and other places will be more than 6 mm, and the snowfall in some areas will reach more than 20 mm. According to this, the Heilongjiang Meteorological Bureau launched a Class IV emergency response to major meteorological disasters. The meteorological bureaus of Harbin, Mudanjiang, Jiamusi, Suihua, Heihe, Yichun, Jixi, Shuangyashan, Hegang and qitaihe city maintained corresponding emergency response states.

       Affected by cold air, yesterday morning, the Heihe section of Heilongjiang was completely closed and entered a six-month freezing period, five days earlier than last year. According to the monitoring of Heilongjiang Maritime Department, the Mohe section, Huma section and aihui section of Heilongjiang Province have all entered the freezing period. The meteorological department predicts that there will be another snowfall from south to north in most areas of Heilongjiang today, and Heihe City is a big snowstorm.


       Since noon yesterday, Jilin has also experienced large-scale snowfall. Affected by the weather, at 15: 35, Changchun Longjia Airport started the yellow-grade ice and snow removal plan, and several flights were cancelled. On the railway side, Changchun Railway Station and Changchun West Railway Station organized employees to clean the snow in key locations such as turnouts, entrance and exit steps, platforms and stairs in time, and guide passengers to get on and off safely. On the highway side, many high-speed entrances such as Jingha and Changshen were closed yesterday evening; As yesterday was a rest day, there was no traffic jam in Changchun.



       The local meteorological department predicts that the snowfall will last until today. After the snowfall, the temperature will drop to MINUS 18℃ to MINUS 22℃, accompanied by 4-5 northwest winds, and the gust can reach 6-7. Remind people to prepare for cold and wind.


       Beijing, Hebei, Shanxi and other places have successively issued early warning signals of cold wave and strong wind, and most areas continue to have low temperature weather. The meteorological department reminded the public to pay attention to adding clothes, keep warm from wind and beware of falling objects.

       Beijing ushered in windy and cool weather yesterday. In the afternoon, the average wind force in the north wind reached 5 or 6, and the gust was about 8. Leaves fell all over the floor, and people who traveled were wrapped in thick clothes to resist the cold. Yesterday evening, the urban area of Beijing was also affected by dust, which reached a heavy pollution level in a short time and the visibility decreased. The Beijing Meteorological Observatory issued a yellow warning signal for strong winds yesterday afternoon. It is predicted that there will be a northerly wind of about 6 in most parts of Beijing this morning, and the minimum temperature will drop to about MINUS 5℃.

       Yesterday, the cold weather continued in most parts of Hebei, and the Hebei Meteorological Observatory continued to issue blue warning signals for strong winds and cold waves. Beginning in the morning, most parts of Hebei Province have 5 to 6 winds from west to northwest and 7 to 8 gusts from northwest to southeast. The Meteorological Observatory of Hebei Province predicts that the lowest temperature in all parts of Hebei will drop by 10-14℃ in Zhangjiakou, Chengde, Tangshan and other places, and by 8-10℃ in other areas. Tomorrow morning, the lowest temperature in the northern mountainous area of Hebei will reach MINUS 10℃ to MINUS 16℃.

       Yesterday morning, Shanxi Meteorological Observatory issued a yellow warning of cold wave, and it is predicted that the temperature drop in many places will exceed 10℃ in the next 24 hours. Affected by cold weather, the highest temperature in Taiyuan city is only 8℃. The average wind power in many places in Shanxi is above 6, reminding relevant departments to do a good job in wind prevention and take necessary cold-proof measures for livestock, poultry and crops.

       The reporter learned from Shandong Yantai Maritime Safety Administration that Yantai Meteorological Observatory and Yantai Marine Meteorological Observatory issued a yellow warning of cold wave yesterday: affected by strong cold air, there will be a cold wave and windy weather process in Yantai from yesterday evening to tomorrow. In order to ensure personal safety at sea, Yantai Maritime Search and Rescue Center issued a yellow warning of maritime risks, and passenger ro-ro ships on inter-provincial routes such as Yantai-Dalian and Yantai-Lushun in the Bohai Strait were suspended at 12 noon yesterday. Yantai Maritime Search and Rescue Center reminds passengers and shipping departments to pay attention to the safety of water traffic during the cold wave and strong wind, and asks passengers to pay attention to the weather in time to grasp the passenger dynamics and make reasonable arrangements for travel plans.

       Shaanxi Meteorological Observatory also issued a blue warning of cold wave yesterday morning, and Guanzhong, southern Shaanxi and northern Shaanxi will have the biggest cooling weather since this winter. Affected by cooling, there will be windy weather in Shaanxi, which will improve the air quality in some areas. It is expected that the temperature in Shaanxi will pick up from 19th, and it will rain again from 20th to 21st. The meteorological department reminded that this cold wave weather is the strongest cooling weather process since winter, which will have a certain impact on facility agriculture and transportation, and relevant departments should take precautions in advance.

       Affected by cold air, snowfall occurred in many places in Gansu yesterday. Temporary traffic control was implemented on several expressways, and traffic police took the road to direct traffic. Small to medium snow fell in Zhangye City, Gansu Province in the early morning of 17th, resulting in serious snow in Xiuhuamiao section of Lianhuo Expressway (G30), icy roads and large vehicles stranded on the expressway. After receiving the instructions, the local traffic police quickly started the emergency plan for traffic management in snowy days. All the staff were on duty on the road, strengthened road management and control, and carried out temporary traffic control on this section. At 10: 00 am, the police advised the vehicles stranded at the highway junction to divert to the nearby national highway by means of police car horns and on-site persuasion, and gave safety tips to the stranded cart drivers. At around 14: 00, as the weather improved, the road section has resumed traffic.

       Affected by the southward cold air, it is expected that the temperature in Guangzhou will gradually drop to 16℃ from noon today, and it will gradually pick up on the 21st. It is worth noting that the last rain in Guangzhou was on October 13th, and it has not rained for more than one month, which is a moderate meteorological drought. The meteorological department reminded us to pay attention to forest fire prevention and the safety of domestic fire.