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Weather Alert-China

The China Meterological Administration issued blue-level warnings for portions of southern Zhejian, western and northern central Fujian, eastern and southern Jiangxi, southern Hunan, central and northern Guangxi, and central and northern Guangdong. Thunderstorms with rounds of strong winds, heavy rainfall, and possible hail are forecast to occur across portions of southern China through at least late May 17.

Heavy rainfall may lead to flooding, downed trees, and landslides. Please be vigilant and be prepared for delays during your travel. Confirm your flight itinerary prior to departure for the airport.

Active weather alerts can be found at China Meteorological Administration and AccuWeather.

Possible Effects:

  • Heavy rainfall could lead to landslides and flooding

  • Downed trees, hindering rescue/recovery efforts

  • Traffic delays

  • Cancelled, delayed, or rerouted flights

  • Power outages in homes and places of work

Mitigating Measures to Apply:

· Check with the supplier to ensure they are open and operating

  • Monitor local news and weather media for updates

  • Allow extra time for travel to and from supplier, accommodations, and airport

  • Avoid traveling through flooded areas

  • Keep extra bottled water in lodging

  • Keep electronics charged and maintain contact throughout the remainder of the trip

  • Confirm flight itinerary prior to departure to the airport

  • Enroll in a Safe Traveler Program from your preferred Embassy.

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS™ gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS™ (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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