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The unique “Regional East Gale with Blowing Snow” natural disaster in Jeminay County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China

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This paper discusses the characteristics of the unique “Regional East Gale (REG) with Blowing Snow” natural disaster that occurs in Jeminay County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. The damage caused by such REG events is described, followed by discussion on the possible prevention measures for this kind of disaster. This work provides a theoretical basis for continuing development of the service that forecasts REG disasters and thus helps with mitigating against their impacts.

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This work was funded by the Natural Science Foundation of China (41701059), the Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (40411594), and Scientific Research Foundation for the introduction of talent by Shandong Normal University.

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Baojuan, H., Yetang, W., Weijun, S. et al. The unique “Regional East Gale with Blowing Snow” natural disaster in Jeminay County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Nat Hazards 93, 1105–1108 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3341-9

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Keywords

  • Regional East Gale
  • Blowing snow
  • Disaster
  • Jeminay County
  • Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region