Gwadar port to get Chinese early warning system

In Local
April 07, 2024



BEIJING:

China has provided equipment for early warning system to Gwadar port to help mitigate detrimental impacts of natural disasters like catastrophic flood, torrential rain as well as metrological hazards.

The equipment doled out by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), includes the establishment of one mobile vertical observation system, one Beidou Navigation sounding station and three automatic weather stations (AWS) including two backup Aws and large screen.

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After equipment’s installation and functioning at Gwadar Port, next beneficiary areas are Jiwani and Turbat in Balochistan, as per Chinese media.

The collaboration between CMA and PMD is a part of boosting CPEC capacity for emergency management of major metrological disasters under the Belt and Road Initiative.

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