Yunnan - China   2023-06-06   Tuesday   24.35N, 102.54E


Yunnan - China

Yuxi Meteorological Observatory Issued Level II Drought Warning

Issue date: 2023-06-04T10:30+08:00

At 10:30 on June 4, 2023, the Meteorological Observatory of Yuxi City will continue to issue a Level II drought warning: according to the latest monitoring, most of Yuxi is subject to severe and above meteorological drought, especially in Eshan, Hongta District, Jiangchuan, Chengjiang and Huaning. It is expected that in the next 5 days, meteorological droughts in most regions will continue or develop, with severe and extreme droughts as the main focus, and meteorological drought risk levels are high.


It is expected that the meteorological drought index will reach severe drought in the next week (meteorological drought is once in 25-50 years), or more than 40% of crops in a certain county (district) will be affected by drought.


1. Relevant departments and units do a good job of emergency response to drought prevention in accordance with their duties;

2. Relevant departments use emergency standby water sources, dispatch all available water sources within their jurisdiction, and give priority to guaranteeing urban and rural residents' domestic water and livestock drinking water;

3. Reduce urban water supply indicators and give priority to irrigation water for cash crops, and restrict large amounts of agricultural irrigation water;

4. Restrict non-productive high water consumption and service industry water use, and restrict the discharge of industrial sewage;

5. The meteorological department shall conduct artificial precipitation enhancement operations in a timely manner.