China News Service, Beijing, February 20 (Reporter Chen Su) The reporter learned from the China Meteorological Administration on the 20th that at 6 o'clock that day, the Central Meteorological Observatory continued to issue orange warnings for cold waves, yellow warnings for freezing, yellow warnings for heavy fog, blue warnings for heavy snow, and strong winds. Blue warning and severe convective weather blue warning. Affected by the cold wave, rain and snow will enter the strongest period in the central and eastern regions from February 20 to 21. Some areas in North China, Huanghuai and other places will experience heavy snowfall, and some areas in Jiangnan and other places will experience heavy rain.

  In the next four days, the temperature in the central and eastern parts of the country will continue to drop. The cumulative temperature drop in some areas in Hunan, Guizhou, Guangxi and other places can reach more than 20 degrees Celsius. Many places will stage a major reversal of cold and warm.

  Affected by the cold wave, it is expected that most of the central and eastern regions will experience cooling from north to south from the 20th to the 23rd. The daily average or minimum temperature will generally drop by 8℃ to 12℃. Southern North China, western Huanghuai, Jianghuai, Jianghan, Jiangnan, and South China Temperatures in central and northern China and Guizhou will drop by 12°C to 18°C. Around the 23rd, the minimum temperature line of 0°C will press southward from southern Jiangsu and Anhui to southern Hunan and southern Guizhou.

  From 8:00 on the 20th to 8:00 on the 21st, there was heavy snow in parts of northern Shaanxi, central and southern Shanxi, central and southern Hebei, central and northern Shandong, northern and southwestern Henan, northwest Hubei, western and southeastern Tibet. Among them, heavy snowfall (10 to 19 mm) occurred in parts of southeastern Shanxi, southern Hebei, northeastern and eastern Shandong, southwestern Henan, and northwest Hubei. The new snow depth in some of the above-mentioned areas is 3 to 7 centimeters, and it can reach more than 10 centimeters in some places.

  From 8:00 on the 20th to 8:00 on the 21st, there were freezing rain or ice particles in parts of central and southern Henan, southern Shandong, northern Anhui, northern and western Hubei, and other places. The amount of freezing rain was 1 to 5 mm, and locally it was more than 7 mm.

  From 8:00 on the 20th to 8:00 on the 21st, there were winds of magnitude 5 to 7 in parts of central and western Tibet, central and southern Qinghai, central and western Inner Mongolia, southern Liaoning, southeastern North China, western and eastern Huanghuai, and western and northern Jianghuai. , gust level 8 to 9. There will be strong winds of magnitude 7 to 8 and gusts of magnitude 9 to 10 in the Bohai Sea, Bohai Strait, and most of the Yellow Sea.

  Meteorological experts reminded that we are currently in the peak period of Spring Festival travel, and the rain, snow, and freezing weather have a greater impact on traffic. The public needs to pay attention to the weather forecast at any time and adjust the itinerary in a timely manner. After this round of cooling, the central and eastern regions will maintain a low temperature for a while, so be careful to wear more clothes. Keep warm. (over)