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City to Experience More Rain in the Next Few Days

City to experience more rain in the next few days

With food prices already being affected by the increased rain and resulting floods, residents will be experiencing heavy rains in the next three days brought on by two tropical storms Haima and Meari. Haima is the fourth tropical storm this year, making is landfall in Dianbai and Yangxi counties. Tropical storm Haima will bring in an [...]

Jun 24 2011, 10:30 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Total Lunar Eclipse to be Seen from Shenzhen

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A total lunar eclipse will be visible from Shenzhen if the skies above the city remain clear. Though late into the evening spectators should be able to catch the moon in full eclipse for a total of 41 minutes, the longest since the last eclipse was spotted in the year 2000. According to the Scientific Officer of [...]

Jun 15 2011, 6:00 pm | Posted in Featured,Space | Read More »

Hot Weather to Hit Shenzhen Over the Weekend

Hot weather to hit Shenzhen over the weekend

A hot weekend is expected in Shenzhen this week with a maximum temperature of 34 degrees Celsius. The heat is influenced by the incoming typhoon Songda as it nears the Philippine islands, just east of Taiwan. The effects of the tropical storm in the Northwest Pacific Ocean will be bringing light winds and haze by [...]

May 26 2011, 8:51 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

City to Experienced Heavy Storms in the Next Few Days

City to experienced heavy storms in the next few days

Shenzhen will be experiencing heavy rains for the next couple of days, the rains will be accompanied with strong winds due to the change in shear line. The Shenzhen Meteorological observatory issued a warning on thunderstorms that will be hitting the city, but that was cancelled two hours later. This indicates that no heavy rain [...]

May 23 2011, 9:26 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Warnings Issued to Prepare Residents for Flood Season

Warnings issued to prepare residents for flood season

Shenzhen flood control headquarters issued a warning to residents to be prepared for frequent rains over the next two weeks. The rainfall signals the start of the flood season in the city. According to the meteorological observatory, the city will be hit by five tropical storms this year. Two of these storms are expected to [...]

May 19 2011, 1:26 pm | Posted in Space | Read More »

Experts to do cloud seeding to induce rain in drought stricken areas

Experts to do cloud seeding to induce rain in drought stricken areas

Efforts to manipulate the weather and induce precipitation have intensified due to the long drought the in most parts of China. Experts have assured the public that releasing chemicals to induce rain will not harm the environment. Silver iodide is the most commonly used catalyst in inducing clouds to discharge water is considered a hazardous [...]

Feb 18 2011, 11:57 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Provinces to experience drought a little longer

Provinces to experience drought a little longer

The National Meteorological Center announced that the drought stricken provinces will likely to be continuously hit by rain and snow until the weekend, the rain and snow is not expected to relieve that parched croplands. The rain and snow will continue and will gradually slow down in the nest three or four days, there are [...]

Feb 11 2011, 11:01 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Shenzhen to experience colder weather

Shenzhen to experience colder weather

Shenzhen residents will experience cold weather today, when the Meteorological Observatory released winter’s first yellow alert. This indicates the city’s temperature to drop to a minimum of 6 degrees due to an influence of a cold front sweeping from the North. The cold front will affect most part of South China, ending almost a month [...]

Dec 16 2010, 11:45 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Shenzhen to expect fine weather during National Day holidays

Shenzhen to expect fine weather during National Day holidays

Fine weather is expected when Shenzhen will be celebrating the National Day holidays, temperatures are expected to fall by 2 degrees Celsius on Sunday and Monday which is influenced by a cold front coming from the north. The city will also be expecting scattered showers, cloudy day with occasional sunny periods. Guangdong Province will also [...]

Sep 30 2010, 4:34 pm | Posted in Space | Read More »

Observatory opened for astronomical enthusiasts

Observatory opened for astronomical enthusiasts

It took six years to built and occupies an area of  29,000 square meters,  the Shenzhen Xichong Astronomical Observatory finally opened last Friday to conduct astronomical and weather conditions. The 62 million yuan project started trial operations on August 5. The observatory is equipped with telescopes for planetary and celestial observations outside the solar system. [...]

Sep 13 2010, 1:27 pm | Posted in Space | Read More »

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