China News Service, Xinxiang, July 24 (Yang Dayong) "The water is still rising, and the crops and factories on the roadside have been soaked in the water." On the afternoon of the 23rd, villagers in Jicheng Village, Weihui City, Xinxiang, Henan, looked at them anxiously. A piece of "ocean".

The picture shows a corporate building standing in the water.

Photo by Yang Dayong

  A few days ago, Xinxiang City, Henan Province suffered continuous heavy rains, which caused the local Weihe River to flood its embankments and suffered serious damage along the banks. Large tracts of farmland were submerged in water, and some factories were also immersed in water.

The picture shows that the upper part of the vegetable greenhouse is exposed to the water.

Photo by Yang Dayong

  On the afternoon of the 23rd, the reporter set off along National Highway 107 from south to north towards Muye Bridge in Weihui City, Xinxiang. Along the way, various rescue vehicles were also coming in this direction.

When the reporter walked to the vicinity of Weihui Jicheng Village, he found that the west side of National Highway 107 was already covered with ocean, and the crops in the fields were no longer visible. Only the top of the vegetable shed was exposed to the water, and a tall building of a company was standing in the water.

  At 18:00 on the 23rd, the reporter found that there was already accumulated water on the road on the west side of National Highway 107, and it was deepening. In order to prevent the water from the west side of National Highway 107 from flowing to the east, local villagers used sandbags or lime powder to block the isolation in the middle of the road. With gaps.

The picture shows that villagers are blocking the gap in the middle isolation belt on National Highway 107.

Photo by Yang Dayong

  "From around 16:00 on the 23rd, the water in the farmland gradually increased, and after 18 o'clock the rate of increase accelerated." A villager named Gui of Jicheng Village in Weihui City told reporters: "This section of National Highway 107 is mostly farmland on both sides, which is submerged. Many factories were also soaked in water and suffered heavy losses."

  On the east side of National Highway 107, the reporter found that a herd of cattle was gathered on the side of the road.

"You must move the cattle quickly, otherwise the loss will be too great." A woman said tearfully, "Now there are few cars, and the cars are small, so the transfer is too slow."

  Villagers in Jicheng Village, Weihui City, told reporters that they had been notified of the transfer a few days ago. Most of the villagers moved to a safe place. However, it is difficult for some farmers to transfer their livestock, which involves vehicles, places, safety, and epidemic prevention. Wait.

  On the south side of the Muye Bridge not far to the north of Jicheng Village, Weihui City, the reporter saw that armed police officers and soldiers were gathering at the bridge head, putting ships from the vehicles into the water, preparing to seal the gap at the dam.

The picture shows the officers and men of the Mobile Detachment of the Henan Armed Police Corps putting the boat into the water, preparing to take the boat to the embankment.

Photo by Yang Dayong

  As night fell, the reporter turned back along National Highway 107 and saw that local villagers were still blocking the gaps in the isolation belt on the road and actively saving themselves.

  At nearly 23:00 that day, officers and soldiers of the Mobile Detachment of the Henan Armed Police Corps sent a set of photos and videos to reporters. The officers and soldiers of the unit blocked the gap on the Weihe River in Muye District, Xinxiang City. (Finish)

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