[The Epoch Times, November 05, 2023]There has been a heavy snowstorm in Northeast China recently. This heavy snowfall was so deep that it turned purple, which may break the historical extreme. “This heavy snowfall in the Northeast has turned purple” was pushed to the hot search list on November 5. The weather in Beijing is characterized by rainfall, strong winds, and cold waves coming one after another.
On the evening of the 4th, the Central Meteorological Observatory issued four major warnings: cold wave, heavy snow, strong wind, and strong convection. The Central Meteorological Observatory will continue to issue orange warnings for heavy snow, blue warnings for cold waves, blue warnings for strong winds, and blue warnings for severe convective weather at 6:00 on November 5.
From 8:00 on November 5 to 8:00 on November 7, there were heavy to heavy snowfalls from west to east in the central and eastern parts of Inner Mongolia, the central and western parts of Northeastern China, and the northern part of Northeast China. There were heavy snowstorms in some areas and extremely heavy snowstorms in local areas. The main snowfall period is from the night of the 5th to the 6th. Judging from the forecast map of heavy snowfall areas, the snow in the Northeast is “purple”.
According to the Heilongjiang Provincial Meteorological Service Center, the temperature in Daxinganling has dropped below -25°C, which is so cold that it turns purple.
Zhang Juan, a meteorological analyst at China Weather Network, said that the intensity of this snowfall is relatively rare in early November.
From 8:00 on November 5 to 8:00 on November 6, there will be strong winds of magnitude 5-6 and gusts of magnitude 7-9 in central and northern Xinjiang.
In the next few days, the cold wave will move southward, gradually affecting most of China from west to east and from north to south.
As the cold air penetrates, temperatures in most places from the north to the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River will hit a post-autumn low.
The temperature in Hangzhou will drop from 30°C to 19°C on the 6th, a cliff-like cooling.
Rain, strong winds and cold waves are coming one after another in Beijing
“Beijing Daily” reported on November 5 that from 1:00 to 8:00 on November 5, the average precipitation in Beijing was 2.1 mm, and the average precipitation in the urban area was 2.2 mm; the maximum rainfall in the urban area was 4.0 mm in Haidian Lane, and the maximum rainfall in the city was in Tongzhou. Chaichangtun Village was 10.6 mm, and the maximum hourly precipitation intensity was 4.6 mm/hour in Chaichangtun Village, Tongzhou (5:00-6:00 on the 5th).
Lei Lei, chief forecaster of the Municipal Meteorological Observatory, said that due to the strong cold air, from midnight on the 4th to the day on the 5th, there will be precipitation in Beijing from west to east, with light rain in the plain areas and sleet or snow in the mountainous areas.
After the rain, the north wind comes. It is expected that from the night of the 5th to the morning of the 6th, the northerly wind will blow around level 4 in Beijing, with gusts around level 7, and local gusts above level 8 in mountainous areas; during the day on the 6th, the northerly wind will strengthen to level 4 or 5. Local wind gusts in mountainous areas can reach level 10; the wind will gradually weaken until the night of the 6th. The Municipal Meteorological Observatory has issued a blue warning signal for strong winds.
Starting from the 5th, the temperature in Beijing has dropped significantly, with the highest temperature during the day dropping to about 12°C, and the lowest temperature at night on the 6th dropping to 0°C. The Municipal Meteorological Observatory has issued a cold wave blue warning signal.
Editor in charge: Fang Xiao