Journal of Arid Meteorology ›› 2022, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (4): 545-548.DOI: 10.11755/j.issn.1006-7639(2022)-04-0545

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Scientific interpretation of severe drought in the Yangtze River Basin

ZHANG Qiang()   

  1. Gansu Provincial Meteorological Bureau,Lanzhou 730020,China
  • Received:2022-08-27 Revised:2022-08-29 Online:2022-08-31 Published:2022-09-21



  1. 甘肃省气象局,甘肃 兰州 730020
  • 作者简介:张强(1965—),男,甘肃靖远人,研究员,博士生导师,主要从事干旱气象、陆-气相互作用、区域气候变化等研究工作.E-mail:
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The drought event in the whole Yangtze River Basin, which started in June this year and lasted till now, not only has a very serious impact on agriculture, energy and other aspects, but also shows many unique characteristics in development process and impact feature of drought that are rarely seen in the past, it is very necessary to conduct scientific analysis on it. On the basis of both science and popular science, from the perspectives of the new normal and the anti-normal, respectively, this paper tries to make some simple scientific interpretation of the current severe drought event in 2022 in the Yangtze River Basin, from the aspects of the performance characteristics, formation mechanism, influence characteristics and the enlightenment and thinking obtained from the drought, so as to promote the public scientific understanding of the drought event.

Key words: the Yangze River Basin, severe drought, the new normal and the anti-normal, superposition effect, penetrating subtropical high pressure belt



关键词: 长江流域, 重大干旱, 新常态与反常态, 叠加效应, 贯穿性副高带

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