Hengshui weather bureau opened its doors to the public on March 19, as a move to mark the 57th World Meteorological Day, which falls on March 23.
The bureau offered people multiple ways to learn more about the weather. Visitors could watch videos, visit exhibitions and discover meteorological instruments, or listen to an introduction about the work of the weather bureau.
Hengshui weather bureau received around 1,000 visitors during the first half of the day, setting a record for visitor numbers in recent years.
The open day is only the beginning of a series of activities aimed at marking World Meteorological Day. Other activities will also take place, such as the photography competition on climate change, which will unveil its winner following online voting.
Students view a meteorological instrument at Hengshui weather bureau on March 19. [Photo/hsrb.com.cn]
Visitors watch videos at Hengshui weather bureau on March 19. [Photo/hebei.com.cn]
Students read books on weather knowledge at Hengshui weather bureau on March 19. [Photo/hebei.com.cn]