China News Agency, Beijing, May 9 (Reporter Chen Su) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Emergency Management of China on the 9th that in response to the strongest rainfall process in southern Jiangnan and South China since the flood season, the National Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters (National Defense Headquarters) started. Flood control level IV emergency response.

  According to the forecast of the Meteorological and Hydrological Department, from May 9 to 13, southern Jiangnan and southern China will usher in the strongest rainfall since the flood season. Heavy rain, some areas are accompanied by strong convective weather such as short-term heavy precipitation, thunderstorms and strong winds.

Affected by the heavy rainfall, the Xijiang, Hanjiang, Liujiang, Dongting Lake water system, Poyang Lake water system, etc.

  This round of heavy rainfall covers a wide range, has a long duration, a large amount of accumulated rainfall, and the local rain is fierce. According to the "National Flood Control and Drought Relief Emergency Plan" and relevant regulations, the National General Administration of Prevention and Control will start flood control at 15:00 on the 9th. Level IV emergency response, requiring The flood control and drought relief headquarters of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, and Yunnan provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) attach great importance to the prevention and response of this round of heavy rainfall, and further raise awareness and strengthen Organize and lead the organization, effectively do a good job in monitoring and early warning, consultation, research and judgment, on-duty duty and emergency rescue force presetting, etc., and focus on the prevention and response of floods in medium and small rivers, small and medium reservoirs, mountain torrents, landslides, mudslides, urban waterlogging and other disasters, and implement them in accordance with the plan "Shut down, stop" and other measures to transfer people in danger areas in advance to ensure that they should be turned as far as possible, and should be turned early, and resolutely avoid casualties.