On the afternoon of July 2, Taiyuan, Shanxi experienced heavy rainfall, and many sections of Taiyuan City suffered from serious water accumulation, which interrupted traffic for a time.

The depth of water accumulation in some sections is between 10 cm and 30 cm.

  The depth of water near the west gate building of Xincheng, Xincheng South Street, reached 1 meter, and some people were trapped in the front room.

Firefighters used rubber boats to move the seven trapped people to safety.

  A man was trapped after a car was flooded under the Nanshe Street Bridge on the West Middle Ring Road.

Firefighters approached the flooded car in a rubber boat and guided the trapped man to climb out of the skylight and transfer him to safety.

  From 16:00 to 19:00 that day, the Taiyuan Fire Rescue Detachment dispatched a total of 42 cases, and dealt with many cases of transformer fires, flooded vehicles, trapped people, and elevator power failure.

(Reporter Wang Huilin video source Taiyuan City Fire Rescue Detachment)

Responsible editor: [He Sanli]