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The weather forecast release and dissemination of administrative policy on March 6, 2015 the China Meteorological Administration Council meeting, are hereby promulgated and, as of May 1, 2015.
March 12, 2015 forecast publication and dissemination of management practices first in order to regulate meteorological forecasting publication, encourages dissemination of meteorological forecast, better services for economic and social development and people's lives, according to the People's Republic of China law and the Ordinance of meteorological disaster prevention, these measures are formulated.
Article in the People's Republic of China area and People's Republic of China released in other sea areas under the jurisdiction to engage in weather forecasting and dissemination activities shall abide by these measures.
Article weather forecast in these measures include public weather forecasts, severe weather warning and meteorological disaster warning signals.
Public weather forecasts in these measures refers to the public release of weather phenomena, clouds, wind direction, wind speed, air temperature, humidity, air pressure, precipitation, visibility and other weather elements forecast, as well as solar-terrestrial space weather, solar activity, geomagnetic activity levels, ionospheric activity levels, space particles radiation environment, the middle and upper atmosphere state parameter space weather prediction.
Referred to in this way disaster weather warning and meteorological disaster warning signals, namely typhoons, heavy rain, heavy snow, cold, wind, dust, cold, heat, drought, lightning, hail, Frost, fog, haze, icy roads and other meteorological disaster warning information, solar flare, solar Proton events, coronal mass ejections, geomagnetic storms, ionospheric storms space weather hazard early-warning information.
Weather forecast in these measures refers to the weather forecast issued free to the public and open process.
Weather forecast spread in these measures refers to the published weather forecasts broadcast, reproduce process.
Fourth the competent Meteorological Department under the State Council and relevant departments under the State Council shall, in accordance with the Division of responsibilities, release should work together at the national weather forecast and information dissemination efforts, and strengthen supervision and management.
Local meteorological departments and relevant departments of the local people's Governments at or above the county level shall be in accordance with the Division of responsibilities, do a weather forecast released within their respective administrative areas and dissemination efforts, and strengthen supervision and management.
Fifth local people's Governments at or above the county level shall organize the news publication, radio, television, telecommunications, transportation, weather, the Internet, and other relevant departments and units with a perfect weather forecast publication and dissemination channels.
Media and dissemination of weather forecasts should be competent meteorological departments and the local meteorological station set up to get the latest weather forecast mechanism to ensure timely and accurate weather forecast spread. Sixth weather forecast unified release system.
Meteorological station of the competent meteorological departments at all levels should be adopted in accordance with the responsibility weather forecast distribution channels to the public, and, according to the weather up-to-date weather forecasts.
Any other organization or individual may, on any form of public weather forecasts. Article specified by the people's Governments at various levels shall have regular media and units of time and frequency, channels, pages, page, and timely dissemination of the competent meteorological departments of the meteorological station's latest weather forecast.
Radio and television stations (stations), changing the timing of the meteorological forecast programs they broadcast, shall obtain the consent of the competent meteorological departments in the local meteorological station's consent. Eighth meteorological departments of people's Governments at various levels shall organization establishment of meteorological disaster warning information release and communication mechanisms.
When major severe weather may be or has been committed, the media and units shall, according to the meteorological observatory of the competent meteorological departments require timely sowing, spots important severe weather warning and meteorological disaster warning signals.
Severe weather warning and meteorological disaster warning signal is removed, the media and the unit should be updated in a timely manner, be allowed an outdated severe weather warning and meteorological disaster warning signals. Nineth to encourage media and dissemination of weather forecasts.
Media and dissemination of weather forecasts of the competent meteorological departments should use the local meteorological station's latest weather forecast, indicating weather forecasts and meteorological station issued by name, and publication date, may not change the content and conclusions of the weather forecast.
Tenth scientific research and teaching unit, academic groups and personal study of weather forecast observations and conclusions can be provided to the competent meteorological departments in weather made reference to the weather forecast, but not released to the public in any form.
11th State Council relevant departments and provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities other relevant Department of meteorological station, can be released for use by the system of special weather forecast, but not released to the public in any form.
12th in violation of these rules, any of the following acts, by relevant meteorological authorities in accordance with the permission shall be ordered to correct, given a warning and can be fined a maximum of 50,000 yuan and: (a) the publication of weather forecasts, (ii) dissemination of weather forecasts to the public not to use the competent meteorological departments in the local meteorological station's latest weather forecast.
13th the meteorological staff of the competent meteorological departments at various levels, due to negligence, leading to a lack of the dire consequences of a weather forecast issued by the regulation, shall be given administrative sanctions; national and major loss of life and property of the people, constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
14th in violation of these rules, any of the following acts, by relevant meteorological authorities in accordance with the permission shall be ordered to correct, given a warning and can be fined a maximum of 30,000 yuan and caused casualties or major property damage, constitute a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
(A) dissemination of false weather forecast, (ii) not required timely sowing, spots important severe weather alerts, and updated weather forecast of meteorological disaster warning signals; (c) the dissemination of weather forecasts to the public does not indicate the company name and release date of publication; (d) tampering with weather forecasts and conclusions generated adverse or detrimental effects. 15th the measures come into effect May 1, 2015, December 31, 2003, the weather forecast released by the China Meteorological Administration released and published regulation (China Meteorological Administration, 6th) repealed simultaneously.
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