Since the year of the Tiger the largest rain and snow is coming online, the Spring Festival return need to pay attention!
From the fifth to the seventh day of the Lunar New Year, China’s Middle East will see the biggest rain and snow since the Year of the Tiger.The rain and snow coincided with the peak travel season for the Spring Festival, and meteorological authorities warned people to guard against the adverse effects of slippery roads, snow and ice.More than 20 provinces and municipalities will be affected by a new round of rain and snow, stronger than the first round of low-temperature rain and snow since the Year of the Tiger.A new round of rain and snow is expected from West to east in central and eastern China from May 5 to 7.There was heavy snow in parts of eastern Gansu, southern Ningxia, southern Shaanxi, southern Henan, western and northern Hubei, central and southern Anhui, southwest Jiangsu, northwest Zhejiang and other places, and local snowstorm in southwestern Hubei, central and southern Anhui and northwest Zhejiang.Western Yunnan, Jiangnan, South China and other places have moderate to heavy rain.The main period of snow (sleet) is: shaanxi-Gansu-Ningxia mainly in the night of 5th to 6th;Henan, Hubei, Hunan and Guizhou mainly in the daytime to night on the 6th;Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang and Shanghai mainly in the night of 6 to 7.It will continue to rain or snow in southern China from Sunday to Sunday, with light to moderate snow or sleet in the eastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Guizhou, Chongqing and Hunan, and freezing rain in some parts of Guizhou and Hunan.According to Wang Weiyue, a meteorologist at The China Weather Network, the rain and snow process is characterized by a wide range of rain and snow, large precipitation level, complex rain and snow phases, and local freezing rain.The upcoming large-scale rain and snow weather process in central and eastern China overlaps with the Spring Festival return peak. The public should pay attention to the weather change on the way back to prevent the adverse effects of slippery roads, snow, ice and other adverse effects.In terms of road traffic, light to moderate snow or sleet will affect most of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, most of the northwest region and some roads in northwestern Hubei province, while heavy snowfall will affect some roads in southern Tibet and northwestern Yunnan by noon on May 5.Light to moderate rain affected some roads in eastern and southern Sichuan and most of Yunnan.Fog affected the visibility of some roads in eastern Jiangxi.In terms of railway traffic impact, it is expected that by noon on May 5, xining – Lhasa railway line, Baoji-Lanzhou railway line, Lanzhou-Qingshuibei railway line, Baoji-Luyang railway line operation and maintenance are at high risk of being affected by freezing temperature and snow.In terms of airport meteorological impact, most airports in China are expected to be airworthy by noon on May 5.Eastern Inner Mongolia, Hebei, Beijing, Tianjin, Liaoning, Shandong, Jiangsu and other places in the middle and low airspace with light to moderate turbulence;There are ice accumulation conditions in low altitude airspace in eastern Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou, eastern Gansu and southern Shaanxi.Passengers arrive at Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 28, 2018.As the Spring Festival approaches, railway departments usher in the pre-holiday passenger flow peak.Here to remind: although the beginning of Spring has entered the solar term, but the temperature has not risen substantially around the people can not be early to reduce clothing, should still pay attention to cold, warm, windproof.Special attention should be paid to the head, feet, neck and hands to keep warm, otherwise it is easy to reduce the body immunity, leading to disease invasion.If you choose to drive on the return trip during the Spring Festival, you should check the vehicle in advance and take corresponding anti-skid measures to reduce the speed and increase the safe driving distance.In rainy and snowy weather, the road is slippery. When you go out to walk, try to put on non-slip shoes. When encountering icy roads, slow down and beware of slipping.If there is heavy snow and other inclement weather, avoid or reduce outdoor activities.If the freezing rain comes, the road is easy to freeze, pedestrians should minimize travel, if need to travel to take anti-skid measures, be careful to walk slowly.Such as driving travel, it is best to install anti-skid chain for tires, put aside enough braking distance, beware of vehicle skid rollover.Source: China Weather network, China News Guangzhou Daily · New Flower city editor: Lin Jing