China reportedly used weather modification technology to clear Beijing’s skies for the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) centenary earlier this year.
Making it rain: Scientists from Tsinghua University suggested that the Chinese government conducted a cloud-seeding activity the day before the CCP’s 100th-year celebration in Tiananmen Square on July 1, reported South China Morning Post.
A video taken from Lipe Island in Thailand showing the rare occurrence of four simultaneous waterspouts is going viral.
The event, which happened at around 10 a.m. on Nov. 25, was captured on film from the popular tourist destination in Satun province, Thailand.
Countries in the east and southeast Asian region have been conducting evacuations and disaster preparations in the last few days in anticipation of two powerful typhoons approaching this week.
Thousands of residents from low-lying areas of Guangdong province in China have been evacuated ahead of Typhoon Barijat’s landfall in the country on Thursday.
Typhoon Jebi, which made landfall in Japan on Tuesday, has left a trail of destruction in its path, cutting electricity, damaging homes, destroying infrastructure and killing at least 11 people.
Considered the strongest typhoon to hit the country in 25 years, Jebi caused massive flooding that disrupted both land and air travel through the western Japanese region.
A female news anchor suffered a fractured skull and a bleeding eardrum after engaging in a violent barroom brawl against her own weather girl.
Erica Bivens, a Japanese American newsreader at NBC affiliate local news channel WSAZ in Huntington, West Virginia, is now recovering from her injuries at home, according to a recent Facebook post.
A widely shared video on Chinese social media shows a massive 50-meter-tall (164-foot-tall) dust cloud as it swallows the city of Golmud in Qinghai Province.
Apocalyptic sandstorm sweeps across northwest China pic.twitter.com/VmQNLsuUwT
Social media users were stunned after realizing that Yang Dan, China Central Television Station’s weather woman, looked the same as she did when she started working for the station back in 1996.
The first snowfall of the year landed in Shanghai, China’s biggest city, on Wednesday afternoon, making the skyline and landscape breathtakingly beautiful.
The Shanghai Meteorological Bureau issued a yellow road icing alert at 9 p.m., warning residents that streets could potentially freeze within 12 hours and affect traffic on Thursday morning, according to Shine.
A Chinese policewoman from Hulunbuir in north China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region is spreading her awesomeness online after pictures of her directing traffic even under brutally cold weather went viral.
According to Chinese media, the temperature in the city on Tuesday, January 23, dropped to a staggering -50.4 degrees Celsius (-58.72 Fahrenheit) in what is considered as a record low in the region, China Daily reported.
China’s Hulunbuir region, in northeastern Inner Mongolia, suffered from heavy fog and strong arctic winds that limit the visibility around the area on Wednesday, but the icy cold weather wasn’t enough to cancel schools.
All of the monitoring stations in the area recorded a chilling temperature of minus 40 degrees Celsius (minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit). One monitoring station recorded a blistering temperature that reached as low as 46.6 degrees Celsius (minus 51.88 degrees Fahrenheit), according to Shanghaiist.
The hazards of being a weatherman include the occasional walks through floods, getting wet during storms or being swept by powerful winds. On very rare occasions, however, one gets to experience something a lot worse, like being struck by lightning.
Unfortunately, one Chinese weather man suffered the worst possible fate but thankfully managed to live to tell the tale.