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Typhoon season expected to be longer than usual

By Xu Wei ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-07-28 07:54:54

Experts warn of El Nino's effect on mainland climate; nearly half of cities not ready for floods

The impact of El Nino on China is expected to last until the end of this year, and the country could experience stronger typhoons and a longer typhoon season as a result.

Ding Yihui, an academic with the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a climate change adviser at the China Meteorological Administration, said El Nino will have a major effect on China, and its impact will last until the end of the year or even into spring.

Typhoon season expected to be longer than usual

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