Lanzhou Meteorological Bureau was established in March 1978. It implements the management system of Gansu Meteorological Bureau and Lanzhou Municipal People's Government under the dual leadership of departments. It is the competent meteorological department of Lanzhou Municipal People's Government. It is authorized to perform the administrative functions of municipal meteorological authorities in accordance with meteorological laws and regulations. Mainly responsible for the formulation of Lanzhou meteorological development plan, guidance, supervision and industry management. To be responsible for the management of meteorological monitoring and the protection of meteorological observation environment and foreign-related meteorological activities according to law. Manage the issuance of various meteorological forecasts. Participate in government decision-making on meteorological disaster prevention and mitigation, organize early warning and joint prevention of meteorological disasters, investigate and evaluate meteorological disasters. Manage weather modification, lightning disaster prevention and balloon launching.