Latest technology captures typhoon's data
October 15, 2020
Typhoon Nangka, this year’s 16th, was observed on Monday and Wednesday using satellite, rocket and drone technology over the South China Sea, Shanghai Meteorological Bureau said on Wednesday.
China’s first-time observation of a typhoon based on various platforms and types of equipment indicates that more accurate data can be provided for disaster alleviation in the Asia-Pacific region including Russia, Japan, Australia in the near future, bureau officials said.
The observation was organized by the Shanghai Typhoon Institute of China Meteorological Administration, with several meteorological bureaus, astronomical observatories, research centers, universities and companies such as the Hainan Meteorological Service, the Institute of Atmospheric Physics under Chinese Academy of Sciences and Hong Kong Observatory, the bureau said.