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Heavy rains cause flooding in northeast China

04.10.2021 142 просмотров

Torrential rains hit Liaoning province in northeast China Saturday and Sunday, with several cities hitting historic highs for this season's rainfall.


In the Wensheng District of Liaoyang City, a residential building was severely flooded, trapping more than 20 local residents. After three hours of efforts, the search and rescue team managed to evacuate the residents.

Also, emergency response workers found many people stuck in vehicles on the roads, and then evacuated them to a safe place.

In the city Due to heavy rainfall, several villages located in the lowlands were flooded in Anshan, in connection with which local firefighters began an immediate evacuation of residents.

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At 5:00 pm on Sunday, heavy rains in several large reservoirs recorded higher water levels than during the same period last year, The Liaoning Provincial Flood and Drought Control Headquarters said.

From 6:00 to 15:00 on Sunday, the average rainfall for the entire province was 14.9 mm, while Liaoyang and Benxi cities 61.0 and 40, 7 mm respectively.

As of 8: On Sunday, the volume of water in the reservoirs Dahuofang, Guanyingge and Biliuhe reached 1.136 billion cubic meters, 1.421 billion cubic meters and 713 million cubic meters, respectively, which is 205 million, 402 million and 211 million cubic meters more than the same period last year.

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To deal with heavy rains, local authorities involved a huge number of employees and took measures to prevent floods in several cities. In addition, some broadcasters and TV channels also provide flood prevention information 24 hours a day.

As the local flood and drought control headquarters has learned, there are no reports of serious weather incidents and loss of life. received.

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