ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee 50th Anniversary Photo Competition

After the voting process conducted by Members during the 51st Typhoon Committee Session held in Guangzhou, China from 26 February to 1 March 2019, the results are announced as follows:

FIRST PRIZE: VIET NAM

Title: The house againsts storm
Photographer: Luong Thanh Hai
Location: Quang Trung Ward, Vinh City, Nghe An Province, Viet Nam

SECOND PRIZE: HONG KONG, CHINA

Title: Advection fog
Photographer: Ada Lau
Location: Lugard Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Date: 2013-02-19 05:49

SECOND PRIZE: CHINA

Title: Ready to Broadcast
Location: Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province, China
Date: 2014/9/16

THIRD PRIZE: CHINA

Title: Golden Time
Location: Kaomei Wetland,Taichung City, Taiwan, China
Date: 2018/6/15

THIRD PRIZE: JAPAN

Title: Eye of Typhoon TRAMI (T1824) from Aircraft – T-PARC II –
Description: Dropsonde observations were conducted for Typhoon TRAMI (T1824) from 25th to 28th of September 2018 under a research project named Tropical cyclones-Pacific Asian Research Campaign for Improvement of Intensity estimations/forecasts (T-PARC II). This photo was taken in the eye of TRAMI on 26th September by Prof. Hiroyuki Yamada (University of the Ryukyus), showing low-level swirling clouds around the low-level circulation center.