About The Author

Xiaopeng Cui is a professor in the Laboratory of Cloud-precipitation physics and Severe storms (LACS), Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China P.R. His research interests include typhoons (genesis, track&intensification, landfall and distributions of associated wind and rainfall) and torrential rainfall.

How To Predict Short-Duration Rainfall By Using Lightning

A worldwide, increasing trend of intense precipitation events under the influence of global warming has been indicated by scientists, exerting devastating effects on human beings. Beijing, as one of the largest cities in the world, is highly vulnerable to increasingly frequent and intense precipitation events. A torrential rain event with a record-breaking amount of 460