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Xiamen issues severe weather alert! Flood, thunder & lightning

Updated: 19 Apr 2019
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At 19:55 on April 18th, 2019, Xiamen Meteorological Observatory issued an orange alert for heavy rain in some regions in the coming six hours.
 
It is the first heavy rain of the year for the coming flood season. According to the forecast, the city is expected to witness downpours, from 8 a.m. on April 19th to 8 a.m. on April 21st, 2019, together with thunder and lightning.
 
Weather forecast for Xiamen in coming days (accuweather.com)
 
From Thursday to Friday, heavy rain is expected to hit southeastern part of Fujian Province, said the National Meteorological Center on April 18th, 2019.
 
The center warned local governments and residents of possible flooding, landslides and mudslides caused by heavy rain and recommended outdoor operations be halted in hazardous areas.
 
China has a four-tier color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe, followed by orange, yellow and blue.
 
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