China-Heavy Hail

Heavy hail shatters vehicles,roofs in southwest China's Yunnan

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Jinping County, Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, southwest China - March 19, 2019 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Snow-covered road
2. Motorcycles in snow
3. Photo of broken car window
4. Photo of broken roof
5. Hailstones, residents coming out of building
6. Car
7. Car window broken by hail
8. Hailstone-covered roof
9. Various of broken solar water heater
10. Various of broken windows
11. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) resident (name not given) (ending with shots 12-13):
"When I went to close the windows around 6:30, I found that there was a hailstorm and my hand was hit by several hailstones."
12. Damaged window
13. Various of hailstones
14. Hail-covered field
15. Various of house shattered by hail
16. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Cheng Lin, deputy head, meteorological bureau of Jinping (partially overlaid with shots 17-18):
"Affected by southwest air stream, a thunderstorm appeared from 6:00-8:00 Tuesday in Jinping and some places also saw hail and strong wind. The county's observatory stations have registered hail with a maximum diameter of 30 millimeters and a maximum accumulated height of 28 centimeters. This is the strongest hail in nearly 30 years, it is very rare."
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17. Staff checking weather information
18. Various of weather information
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19. Various of staff clearing snow
20. Vehicles in snow
21. Man clearing snow
22. Various of front loader clearing snow

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Heavy hail shattered vehicles and rooftops Tuesday morning in Jinping County southwest China's Yunnan Province.

This was the strongest hail in 30 years for Jinping County causing severe losses to locals.

"When I went to close the windows around 6:30, I found that there was a hailstorm and my hand was hit by several hailstones," said a resident.

The local weather service said the rare heavy hail has disrupted local life to some extent.

"Affected by southwest air stream, a thunderstorm appeared from 6:00-8:00 Tuesday in Jinping and some places also saw hail and strong wind. The county's observatory stations have registered hail with a maximum diameter of 30 millimeters and a maximum accumulated height of 28 centimeters. This is the strongest hail in nearly 30 years, it is very rare," said Cheng Lin, deputy head of the meteorological bureau of Jinping.

So far, the local departments have sent staff to clear snow on the roads to ensure traffic safety.

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  • ID : 8106188
  • Published : 2019-03-20 11:40
  • Last Modified : 2019-03-20 11:57:39
  • Location : Yunnan,China
  • Category : conflicts, war and peace
  • Duration : 2'12
  • Audio Language : Chinese/Nats/Part Mute
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV)
  • Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland
  • Version : 2

China-Heavy Hail

Heavy hail shatters vehicles,roofs in southwest China's Yunnan

Dateline : March 19, 2019

Location : Yunnan,China

Duration : 2'12

  • English

Jinping County, Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, southwest China - March 19, 2019 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Snow-covered road
2. Motorcycles in snow
3. Photo of broken car window
4. Photo of broken roof
5. Hailstones, residents coming out of building
6. Car
7. Car window broken by hail
8. Hailstone-covered roof
9. Various of broken solar water heater
10. Various of broken windows
11. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) resident (name not given) (ending with shots 12-13):
"When I went to close the windows around 6:30, I found that there was a hailstorm and my hand was hit by several hailstones."
12. Damaged window
13. Various of hailstones
14. Hail-covered field
15. Various of house shattered by hail
16. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Cheng Lin, deputy head, meteorological bureau of Jinping (partially overlaid with shots 17-18):
"Affected by southwest air stream, a thunderstorm appeared from 6:00-8:00 Tuesday in Jinping and some places also saw hail and strong wind. The county's observatory stations have registered hail with a maximum diameter of 30 millimeters and a maximum accumulated height of 28 centimeters. This is the strongest hail in nearly 30 years, it is very rare."
++SHOTS OVERLAYING SOUNDBITE++
17. Staff checking weather information
18. Various of weather information
++SHOTS OVERLAYING SOUNDBITE++
19. Various of staff clearing snow
20. Vehicles in snow
21. Man clearing snow
22. Various of front loader clearing snow


Heavy hail shattered vehicles and rooftops Tuesday morning in Jinping County southwest China's Yunnan Province.

This was the strongest hail in 30 years for Jinping County causing severe losses to locals.

"When I went to close the windows around 6:30, I found that there was a hailstorm and my hand was hit by several hailstones," said a resident.

The local weather service said the rare heavy hail has disrupted local life to some extent.

"Affected by southwest air stream, a thunderstorm appeared from 6:00-8:00 Tuesday in Jinping and some places also saw hail and strong wind. The county's observatory stations have registered hail with a maximum diameter of 30 millimeters and a maximum accumulated height of 28 centimeters. This is the strongest hail in nearly 30 years, it is very rare," said Cheng Lin, deputy head of the meteorological bureau of Jinping.

So far, the local departments have sent staff to clear snow on the roads to ensure traffic safety.

ID : 8106188

Published : 2019-03-20 11:40

Last Modified : 2019-03-20 11:57:39

Source : China Central Television (CCTV)

Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland

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