Guangdong Provincial Meteorological Disaster Warning Signals Issued Emergency Provisions

Original Language Title: 广东省突发气象灾害预警信号发布规定

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(March 27, 2006 89th meeting consideration of the people's Government of Guangdong province by people's Government of Guangdong Province, on April 13, 2006, the 105th announced as of June 1, 2006) first for the defense and the reduction of sudden weather disasters, protect people's lives and property safety, in accordance with the People's Republic of China Meteorological law, combined with the facts of the province, these provisions are formulated.
    Article provided early warning signals (see annex), it is a defense uniform signal burst weather disaster. Article unexpected meteorological disaster warning signals by the competent meteorological departments above the county level weather stations unified publishing.
    Any organization or individual is allowed to competent meteorological departments to the public dissemination of meteorological stations provide early warning signals. Four levels of radio, television and other media and related telecom companies should be the competent meteorological departments beefed meteorological station released (including reconfirmation or updating) burst of meteorological disaster warning signals. Basic telecommunications operators shall ensure, through its public communication network passed early warning signal flow.
    Advertise early warning signals of specific measures by the provincial radio, film and television, telecommunications industry Management Department in conjunction with the provincial meteorological departments to develop.
    V people's Governments at various levels shall strengthen the unexpected severe weather monitoring and prediction system, early warning signals broadcast systems and defense infrastructure construction, constantly improve the quality of local level of alert, the advertised and defence capabilities.
    Sixth levels of people's Governments and relevant departments should refer to the provisions of the Defense guidelines (see annex), combining local and sector, specific measures to develop defensive burst weather disaster.
    Article at all levels of people's Governments and relevant departments should be compiled in accordance with these provisions relating to unexpected meteorological disaster warning signals and defenses of the brochures, the mass media must take a variety of different means of publicity.
    Eighth units or individuals shall be in accordance with these provisions and the provisions of the local people's Government or the relevant authorities, take measures, active defense, avoiding or reducing disaster losses. The Nineth these provisions come into force on June 1, 2006. Warning signs are inconsistent with this provision of the same kind, is subject to this provision.
    Released on September 18, 2000, the people's Government of Guangdong Province, Guangdong Province, Typhoon, rain, cold, early-warning signals issued regulations repealed simultaneously.
    Annex: Guangdong Province meteorological disaster warning and prevention guidelines Annex: Guangdong Province meteorological disaster warning and prevention guidelines, Typhoon warning signal of Typhoon warning signal level 5, respectively, in white, blue, yellow, Orange and red.
    (A) Typhoon white warning sign icon: (icon here see original) meaning: may be affected by tropical cyclones within 48 hours.
    Defense guidelines: 1. vigilance in tropical cyclone influence on local; 2. tune, watch on media reports or through Weather Advisory meteorological information dissemination channels such as telephone information update on tropical cyclone to determine or modify the plan.
    (B) the blue Typhoon warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: within 24 hours may be affected by tropical cyclones, mean winds of up to 6 or more, or gusts above level 7; or have been affected by tropical cyclones, average wind for 6~7-level, or gusts 7~8-level and may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. do wind preparation; 2. Note for tropical cyclones latest news about media reports and notifications about wind, 3. fasten doors and Windows, hoardings, scaffoldings and temporary structures, proper arrangements for outdoor items prone to tropical cyclones.
    Other white Typhoon warning signal.
    (C) the Typhoon amber warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: within 24 hours may be affected by tropical cyclones, mean winds of up to 8 or more, or gusts of 9 or above; or have been affected by tropical cyclones, average wind for 8~9-level, or gusts 9~10-level and may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. into wind State, recommends kindergarten, and nursery closed; 2. closed doors and Windows, in dangerous zone and dangerous in the of residents and ship, should to shelter places shelter, high, and water fine outdoor job personnel should stop job, dangerous zone staff needed evacuation; 3. related emergency disposal sector and rescue units strengthening duty, close monitored disaster, implementation should measures; 4. cut neon signs and the dangerous of outdoor power; 5. stop open collective activities, immediately evacuation personnel.
    Other blue Typhoon warning signal.
    (D) the Typhoon Orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: a 12-hour period may be affected by tropical cyclones, average wind up to 10 or more, or gusts above level 11; or have been affected by tropical cyclones, average wind for 10~11-level, or gusts 11~12-level and may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. into emergency wind State, recommends elementary and middle schools closed, sea job personnel evacuation to security regional, in fishing port parked of big horsepower fishing Shang of duty personnel should strengthening self protection, and by about provides operation; 2. residents do not free out, ensure elderly child left home in the most security of place; 3. stop indoor large rally, immediately evacuation personnel; 4. reinforcement port facilities, prevent vessels go anchor, and stranded and collision.
    Other typhoons with a yellow warning signal.
    (V) Red Typhoon warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: may be or have been affected by Typhoon within 12 hours, average wind of 12 or more, or has reached more than 12 and may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. into special emergency wind State, recommends closed, and closed (Special industry except); 2. personnel should as stay in wind security of place, related emergency disposal sector and rescue units at any time prepared started rescue emergency programme; 3. Dang Typhoon Center after Shi wind will reduced or still a time, remember winds will will suddenly hit, should continues to left in security at shelter.
    Other typhoons with orange warning signal.
    Second, storm warning storm warning signal level 3, respectively, in yellow, Orange, red.
    (A) yellow rainstorm warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: locally heavy rainfall is possible within 6 hours, or heavy rain will likely continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. parents, students, schools should pay special attention to weather changes, to take defensive measures, 2. Close lid open to dry items, related units to the drainage waterlogging of low-lying, flood-prone areas; 3. drivers should pay attention to the way water and traffic congestion, ensure safety; 4. check farms, fish ponds and drainage systems, reduce flood pond water level.
    (B) the rainstorm Orange alert signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: during the past 3 hours, local rainfall has reached more than 50 mm, and the rain may continue. Defense guidelines: 1. suspended in open place of outdoor job, as stay in indoor or security places shelter; 2. related emergency disposal sector and rescue units strengthening duty, close monitored disaster, cut low-lying zone has dangerous of outdoor power, implementation should measures; 3. traffic management sector should water area implemented traffic guide or control, city management sector started city product flood emergency program, strengthening dredge underground drainage pipeline, prevent city waterlogging; 4.
    Transfer to dangerous zone, as well as the residents took shelter to a safe place.
    Other yellow rainstorm warning signal.
    (C) the red rainstorm warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: during the past 3 hours, local rainfall has reached more than 100 mm, and the rains may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. personnel should remain in a safe place, outdoor workers should be immediately to secure places for sheltering; 2. related emergency department and emergency unit ready to start emergency programme; 3. kindergartens, nurseries and primary and secondary schools should be closed, unit in a danger zone should be closed, immediately moved to safe places for sheltering.
    With the rainstorm Orange alert signals.
    Three high temperature alert signal level 3, high temperature warning signal, namely yellow, Orange and red. (A) high temperature yellow warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: the humid weather.
    Generally refers to the 24-hour maximum temperatures will be close to or reached 35 degrees or have reached 35 degrees or more.
    Defense guidelines: 1. the hot weather, to pay attention to cooling, 2. avoid prolonged outdoor or under high temperature operation; 3. all related departments and units to preparations for power, water, 4. cooling care should be strengthened to disseminate knowledge of the media. (B) high-temperature Orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: it's hot.
    Generally refers to highest temperature will rise to 37 degrees Celsius within 24 hours or more. Defense guidelines: 1. as avoid afternoon high temperature period of outdoor activities, on old, and weak, and disease, and young crowd provides cooling Guide, and take necessary of protection measures, has conditions of area should open summer places; 2. about sector should note prevention for electricity volume high, wire, and transformer, power equipment load big spoke raised fire; 3. outdoor activities or in high temperature conditions Xia job of personnel should take necessary of protection measures; 4. Note rest time, guarantee sleep,
    Prepare some common summer cooling when necessary drugs; 5. cooling care should be strengthened to disseminate knowledge of the media, the relevant departments and units implementing heatstroke prevention safeguards 6. competent authorities should strengthen food safety supervision and inspection. (C) high-temperature red alert signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: the hot weather.
    Generally refers to the maximum temperature within 24 hours will have to rise to more than 39 degrees Celsius.
    Defense guidelines: 1. pay attention to cooling, minimize outdoor activity during the day; 2. the departments concerned should pay particular attention to fire prevention; 3. recommends stopping outdoor outdoor work.
    Other high-temperature Orange warning signal.
    Four cold, cold warning signal early warning signal level 3, respectively, in yellow, Orange, red.
    (A) cold yellow warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: expect cold air from the North, and sharp decline in local temperature in 24 hours above 10 ℃, average temperatures remain at or below 12 c.
    Defense guidelines: 1. personnel to note added clothing warm, tropical crop and the aquatic farming varieties should take must of cold and wind measures; 2. solid tight doors and Windows, and surrounding Board, and scaffolding, and temporary built real, easy was Gale blows of built real, properly placed easy by cold Gale effect of outdoor items; 3. to attention about media reported Gale cooling of latest information, to take further measures; 4. in production Shang do on cold Gale weather of Defense prepared.
    (B) cold orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: expect cold air from the North, and local minimum temperatures will fall below 5 deg.
    Defense guidelines: 1. do people (especially the elderly patient) cold warm; 2. livestock, poultry, cold wind, on tropical and subtropical fruits and aquatic products, crop planting varieties take winterization measures.
    Other cold blue warning signal.
    (C) the cold red warning sign icon: (icon here see original) meaning: expect cold air from the North, and local minimum temperature will fall below 0 deg.
    Defense guidelines: 1. strengthening the personnel (especially the infirmary) cold warm; 2. further do a good job of livestock, poultry, cold warm 3. agriculture, aquaculture, animal husbandry, and to actively take measures to prevent Frost, freezing measures to minimize losses.
    Other cold yellow warning signal.
    Five early warning signals, fog fog warning level 3, respectively, in yellow, Orange, red.
    (A) the yellow fog warnings icon: (icon here see original) meaning: visibility was less than 500 meters may occur within 12 hours of fog, visibility was less than 500 meters, or appear greater than or equal to 200 meters thick fog and may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. driving changes in personnel in the fog, drive carefully; 2. airports, highways and ferry terminals on traffic safety.
    (B) the fog Orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: visibility was less than 200 meters may occur within 6 hours of fog, visibility is less than 200 meters, or appear greater than or equal to 50 metres of thick fog, and likely to continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. fog reduced air quality, residents have adequate protection; 2. because of the low visibility, the driver should control the speed to ensure safety; 3. airports, highways, ferry terminal to take measures to ensure traffic safety.
    (C) the red fog warning sign icon: (icon here see original) meaning: may occur within 2 hours of strong fog visibility less than 50 m, or already strong fog visibility less than 50 m and may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. in areas affected by strong fog suspension of aircraft taking off and landing at the airport, highways and ferry temporary closure or suspension; 2. of all classes of motor vehicles to take effective measures to ensure public safety.
    Six, haze haze warning signal early warning signals to yellow.
    Icon (icon here see original) meaning: haze may occur within 12 hours, or haze occurs, and may continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. the haze caused low visibility, drivers should be careful driving, 2. haze reduced air quality, need appropriate protection for residents, 3. respiratory diseases to avoid going out, put on a mask when they go out.
    Seven thunderstorm warning, thunderstorm warning signal signal level 4, respectively, in blue, yellow, Orange, red.
    (A) the thunderstorm blue warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: within 6 hours may be under the influence of thunderstorm, average wind can reach level 6 or above, or gusts above level 7 and accompanied by lightning; or have been under the influence of thunderstorm, average wind 6~7 level has been reached, or gust 7~8 level and accompanied by lightning, and likely to continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. do wind, and anti-lightning prepared; 2. Note about media reported of thunderstorm Gale latest message and about wind notification, students stay in security place; 3. put doors and Windows, and surrounding Board, and scaffolding, and temporary built real, easy was wind blows of built real solid tight, personnel should as soon as possible left temporary built real, properly placed easy by thunderstorm Gale effect of outdoor items.
    (B) the thunderstorm yellow warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: within 6 hours may be under the influence of thunderstorm, average wind up level 8 or above, or gust more than 9 and with a strong lightning; or have been under the influence of thunderstorm, average winds of 8~9 levels, or a strong gust 9~10 level and accompanied by lightning, and likely to continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. properly custody easy by lightning of precious electrical equipment, power Hou put to security of place; 2. in dangerous zone and dangerous in the of residents and ship, should to shelter places shelter, do don't in tree Xia, and poles Xia, and crane Xia shelter, appeared lightning Shi should close phone; 3. cut neon signs and the dangerous of outdoor power; 4. stop open collective activities, immediately evacuation personnel; 5. high, and water Shang, and wilderness, outdoor job personnel stop job, dangerous zone personnel evacuation.
    Other thunderstorm blue warning signal.
    (C) the thunderstorm Orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: 2 hours may be under the influence of thunderstorm, average wind up to 10 or more, or gusts above level 11, accompanied by a strong lightning; or have been under the influence of thunderstorm, average wind for 10~11-level, or a strong gust 11~12 level and accompanied by lightning, and likely to continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. personnel not to go outside, ensure that the safest place to stay in; 2. related emergency department and emergency unit ready to start emergency programme; 3. strengthening port facilities, preventing vessels dragging anchor and collide.
    Other thunderstorms yellow warning signal.
    (D) the thunderstorm icon red alert signal: (icon here see original) meaning: 2 hours may be under the influence of thunderstorm, average wind up to level 12 and accompanied by strong lightning; or have been under the influence of thunderstorm, average wind of 12 or above and accompanied by strong lightning, and likely to continue.
    Defense guidelines: 1. access to special emergency State wind; 2. related emergency department and emergency unit ready to start emergency contingency plans.
    Other thunderstorms Orange warning signal.
    Icy roads, road icing early warning signals of eight early-warning signal level 3, respectively, in yellow, Orange, red.
    (A) road icing yellow warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: has an effect on traffic may occur within 12 hours of icy roads.
    Defense guidelines: 1. transportation and public security departments to prepare for work, 2. drivers should be paying attention to the road, safe driving.
    (B) road icing Orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: within 6 hours of traffic may appear to have a greater impact on icy roads.
    Defense guidelines: 1. pedestrians out attention slip 2. police departments such as command and channel vehicles; 3. drivers slide-proof measures should be taken, follow instructions, slow speed.
    Other icy roads with yellow warning signal.
    (C) road icing red warning sign icon: (icon here see original) meaning: 2 hours may appear or have appeared on the icy roads of traffic had a significant impact.
    Defense guidelines: 1. relevant Emergency Department stands ready to start contingency planning, 2. If necessary, shut down the icy road.
    Other road icing Orange warning signal.
    Hail, hail warning signal early warning signal level 2, respectively, in Orange, red.
    (A) hail Orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: hail accompanying lightning may occur within 6 hours, and possible hail.
    Defense guidelines: 1. Note weather changes, do anti-hail and anti-lightning prepared; 2. properly placed easy by hail effect of outdoor items, and car,; 3. elderly, and child don't out, left home in the; 4. will poultry, and livestock, arrived with top Peng of security places; 5. don't into isolated of hut, and booth, buildings or tree under, appeared lightning Shi should close phone; 6. do artificial elimination hail of job prepared and waiting for artificial elimination hail job.
    (Ii) hail the red warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: within 2 hours the possibility of hail accompanying lightning is great, and may result in severe hail.
    Defense guidelines: 1. outdoor pedestrian immediately to secure places for sheltering; 2. related emergency department and emergency unit ready to start emergency contingency plans.
    Other hail Orange warning signal.
    Ten forest fire, forest fire early warning signals warning signal level 3, in yellow, Orange, red. (A) forest fire yellow warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: forest fire danger rating for level III.
    Moderately hazardous, forests more combustible combustible, forest fires occur more easily.
    Defense guidelines: 1. the departments concerned to strengthen forest fire prevention publicity and education; 2. enhance audit supervision of mountain forest and field fires; 3. fully ready to fire relief work; 4. entering the forest, fire; in the forest or at forest edge to do with fire precautions, please remember to fire and littered cigarette butts. (Ii) forest fire Orange warning signal icon: (icon here see original) meaning: forest fire danger rating for four.
    High risk of forest fuel burn, prone to forest fires, the fire spread fast.
    Defense guidelines: 1. further strengthen forest fire prevention publicity and education; 2. efforts to increase patrol Ranger, strictly control the wild fire, 3. full fire disaster preparedness into the fire almost 4. focus fire districts to set up checked posts points, no kinding mountain 5. banned outdoor fires in forest or at forest edge, stop all planting operations. (C) forest fire red warning sign icon: (icon here see original) meaning: forest fire danger rating to five levels.
    Extremely hazardous, flammable highly flammable in the forest, prone to forest fires, the fire spread very quickly. Defense guidelines: 1. strengthening duty scheduling, close note fire information dynamic; 2. into emergency fire State, forest fire team to embattled; 3. released martial law notices, is strictly prohibited all field with fire; 4. Organization town, and village and Ranger, and forestry police staff strengthening tour mountain Ranger, implementation the prevention measures, in into forest of main junction set up checked posts cloth points, is strictly prohibited with fire into mountain, timely elimination fire hidden; 5. occurred forest fire Shi to timely, and science, and security saves,
                                                                          Ensure the safety of people's lives and property.

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