江苏盐城遭遇极端天气 | extreme weather conditions

2016年6月23日下午2点,江苏省盐城市阜宁县突遭强冰雹、龙卷风双重灾害袭击,阜宁县10个乡镇29个村子不同程度受损。26日中午,江苏省最新通报,目前灾害已造成99人死亡,846人受伤,其中152名重症患者转移至市级医院,灾区所有道路、供水恢复。

极端天气 extreme weather conditions

Extreme weather includes unexpectable, unusual, severe or unseasonal weather; weather at the extremes of the historical distribution—the range that has been seen in the past. Often, extreme events are based on a location’s recorded weather history and defined as lying in the most unusual ten percent. In recent years some extreme weather events have been attributed to human-induced global warming, with studies indicating an increasing threat from extreme weather in the future.

极端天气一般包括以下几种情况:

  • 高温热浪 heat wave
  • 寒潮 cold wave/cold snap
  • 强降雨 torrential rain/heavy rainfall
  • 冰雹 hailstorm
  • 龙卷风 tornado
  • 台风 typhoon
  • 干旱 drought

 

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