Lightning Warning Signal Disaster Avoidance Guide
In summer and autumn, when severe weather occurs, thunder and lightning often occur. People can get the lightning warning signal issued by the meteorological department through the media such as television, radio, Internet, mobile phone text messages, or electronic display boards in urban areas, and pay attention to taking corresponding preventive measures.
In China, lightning warning signals are divided into three levels, and the degree of damage from low to high is represented by yellow, orange and red respectively.
Lightning yellow warning signal disaster avoidance guide:
1. The government and relevant departments should do a good job in lightning protection according to their responsibilities;
2. Pay close attention to the weather and try to avoid outdoor activities.
Lightning orange warning signal disaster avoidance guide:
1. The government and relevant departments implement lightning protection emergency measures according to their duties;
2. Personnel should stay indoors and close doors and windows;
3. Outdoor personnel should hide in buildings or cars with lightning protection facilities;
4. Cut off the dangerous power supply, and do not shelter from the rain under trees, poles or tower cranes;
5. Do not use umbrellas in open fields, and do not carry agricultural tools, badminton rackets, golf clubs, etc. on your shoulders.
Lightning red warning signal disaster avoidance guide:
1. The government and relevant departments shall do a good job in lightning protection emergency rescue work according to their responsibilities;
2. Personnel should try to hide in buildings or cars with lightning protection facilities, and close doors and windows;
3. Do not touch antennas, water pipes, barbed wire, metal doors and windows, exterior walls of buildings, and keep away from live equipment such as wires and other similar metal devices;
4. Try not to use TVs, telephones and other electrical appliances without lightning protection devices or with incomplete lightning protection devices;
5. Pay close attention to the release of lightning warning information.