In order to provide refined services for addressing heavy rain process, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) elevated to level three emergency responses at 9:00 a.m. on August 12.
According to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I report, Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis released on August 9, scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system.
On August 4, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) rolled out Blue Book on Climate Change in China 2021 (hereafter referred to as the Blue Book), which shows that climate system warming is continuing and risks of extreme weather and climate events are aggravating.
Recently, FY-3E meteorological satellite has activated in-orbit testing. According to the plan, the in-orbit testing is divided into three stages, which will last one year, in a bid to fully corroborate the index of satellite platform, payloads, and space-ground coordination. The test targeted at satellite, ground system, and application system will be carried out.
On June 25, the National Satellite Meteorological Center (NSMC) of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the Seychelles Meteorological Authority (SMA) held an video meeting on FY meteorological satellite application.
On June 14, The World Meteorological Organization’s Executive Council- Seventy-third Session met virtually. WMO President and Secretary General, as well as members of Executive Council and others attended the online meeting. Mr. Zhuang Guotai, Administrator of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and Permanent Representative of China with WMO, led the Chinese delegation to attend the meeting.
On 00:17 a.m. 3 June (BJT), 2021, the Fengyun-4B meteorological satellite was lifted off by a long March 3B rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province.