Beijing Shunyi District Government has issued a notice about an Air Defense Warning Drill that will take place this coming weekend. The notice states “in order to let all citizens enhance national defense notion and become familiar with air defense warning, Shunyi District Government will arrange an air defense warning drill on Saturday, September 19."
The warning drill will sound between 10am-10.16am, and should be heard in all places across Shunyi District. There are three different kinds of warning alarm sounds.
Goes off for 36 seconds and then stops for 24 seconds. This will repeat 3 times.
Air Raid Alarm
Goes off for 6 seconds and then stops for 6 seconds. This will repeat 15 times.
A long sound, that lasts for 3 minutes.
The advice from the Shunyi District Government is that during the air defense warning drill, all citizens and army must stay calm and continue as normal, while paying attention to recognize the three different kinds of alarm sounds.
beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.
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