According to the latest forecast from Qingpu District Meteorological Center, by now, cold air from north still remains intensive clout, thus the whole Asia-Europe region is under an intense cold anticyclone. Anticyclone center nearby, it is sunny and cold. Echoing cold air constantly supplementing to Yangtze River basin in next week, the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River and the district will be under affection of low temperature and freeze.
Impacted by cold air frequently heading to south, temperature here will fairly drop, remaining low bias from January 31 to February 6. It is 4-5℃ lower compared with years before; the lowest temperature will decrease to subzero 5-7℃, certainly accompanied with severe freeze. Period from Feb. 4 to 6 embraces the lowest temperature and the severest cold storm, with the lowest temperature of subzero 6-8℃ on the mornings. In a nutshell, this round of cold air features with wide scope, intense storm and long duration.
Therefore, citizens and relevant authorities are advised to continually strengthen defense from low temperature and freeze, maintain measures for cold precaution and warm retention in time, as well as well-prepare low-temperature defense for a long time. We should especially focus on freeze precaution and warmth maintenance in such aspects as agriculture production, electric power supply, water supply and gas supply in city around, and health of residents’ daily life. Fire safety should be paid more attention due to dryness and flammability.