China News Agency, Guangzhou, June 13 (Reporter Wang Jian) ​​In Guangzhou, during the rush hour of get off work on the 13th, dark clouds suddenly covered, and then it began to pour heavy rain. The rain was so heavy that even buildings dozens of meters away could not be seen clearly.

The Guangzhou Meteorological Disaster Emergency Headquarters decided to start the Guangzhou Meteorological Disaster (Thunderstorm and Gale) Level IV emergency response from 17:42 on the 13th.

At present, the third-level emergency response to flood and drought disaster prevention in the Pearl River Basin is also in effect.

  According to meteorological and hydrological monitoring, from 17:00 to 18:00 that day, there were short-term heavy precipitation in Guangzhou, Huizhou and Shaoguan. The maximum one-hour rainfall in each place: 57 mm in Liuxihe Forest Farm in Conghua District, Guangzhou, and 48.3 mm in Lantian Yao Township, Longmen County, Huizhou , Paitan Town, Zengcheng District, 46.8 mm, etc.; from 15:00 to 16:00, Feilaixia Town, Qingcheng District, Qingyuan recorded an hourly rainfall of 80.1 mm.

  According to the Guangdong Meteorological Bureau, as of 19:08, the yellow rainstorm warning signals for 13 cities and counties including Dongguan, Huizhou, Heyuan, Shaoguan, and Lianzhou were in effect. In addition, there were still 10 orange rainstorm warnings (Longchuan, Dongyuan , Heping, Longmen, Yingde, etc.), 2 red rainstorm warnings (Wengyuan, Lianping) are in effect.

  In addition to the heavy rainfall in Guangdong, many places in the Pearl River Basin were affected by heavy rain.

According to the Pearl River Water Conservancy Commission of the Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the "Pearl River Commission"), due to the continuous heavy rainfall since the 9th, the water level of the main rivers in the basin has risen significantly. No. Flood.

The committee decided to upgrade the level IV emergency response to flood and drought disaster prevention to level III at 12:00 on the 13th.

  According to the Pearl River Commission, there are currently 54 rivers in the basin that have exceeded warning floods, and the entire section from Guangxi Guiping to Guangdong Fengkai, the main stream of the Xijiang River, has exceeded warnings.

According to the forecast of the Meteorological and Hydrological Department, heavy rainfall in the basin will continue in the coming week, and the water level of major rivers will continue to rise.

  The Guangdong Meteorological Bureau stated that this round of precipitation lasted for a long time, and the precipitation areas were highly overlapping (northern Guangdong and the Pearl River Delta), and the risk of disasters was extremely high.

In addition, attention should be paid to preventing urban and rural waterlogging and disasters caused by short-term thunderstorms and strong winds; frequent precipitation and a large amount of water from upstream should pay attention to the flood risk of small and medium rivers, and pay attention to the safety of small and medium-sized reservoirs during flood season.