Over the past few days, the weather in Guangdong has turned very warm, with the temperature hitting a high of 34.3℃ in Puning, Jieyang on April 19th. As of April 21st, however, this will give way to a cold front bringing heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, gale-force winds and gradual temperature drops province-wide over the next few days.
(Photo: Lu Li)
Six-day forecast for Guangdong
On April 20th, heavy rain with 74km/h gale-force winds forecasted in Qingyuan, Shaoguan, Heyuan, Zhaoqing and the northern part of Guangzhou, with storms hitting some areas. Other cities and counties will see overcast weather with a chance of thundery showers.
On April 21st, moderate to occasionally heavy rain is expected to hit most regions of northern Guangdong, coming with more gale-force wind. Other areas across the province will see overcast weather with scattered showers.
There are lows of 16℃-20℃ expected in the northern parts of both Shaoguan and Qingyuan, 22-24℃ in western Guangdong and southern parts of the Pearl River Delta region, as well as 20℃-22℃ across other regions of the province.
On both April 22nd and 23rd, heavy rain will sweep through the province, with thundery showers and 74km/h gusts expected in some areas. The province will suffer a further temperature drop due to the cold front.
On April 24th, heavy rain will persist in eastern and western Guangdong as well as the Pearl River Delta region. Other parts will see light rain, with temperatures remaining low.
On April 25th, most parts of the province will dry out, with a gradual rise in temperatures.
Please pay attention to traffic safety due to low visibility caused by the light fog in the morning and evening. Strong convective weather is common during the flooding season, therefore please exercise extra caution while outside.
(Photo: Zhang Guanjun)
Six-day forecast for Guangzhou
April 20th (Monday), cloudy with thundery showers expected in some areas, 23℃-29℃
April 21st (Tuesday), cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and heavy rain, 22℃-28℃
April 22nd (Wednesday), overcast with a chance of thunderstorms and heavy rain, 19℃-23℃
April 23rd (Thursday), overcast with moderate rain, 18℃-20℃
April 24th (Friday), overcast with moderate and occasionally heavy rain, 17℃-19℃
April 25th (Saturday), cloudy with showers, 17℃-23℃
Authors: Monica & Zoey (intern)