Southern China has entered a period of concentrated heavy rainfall, and officials have urgently deployed preventive responses

Beijing, 6 Jun (ZXS) -- This reporter learned from relevant Chinese departments on 17 June that in the coming week, the south will enter a period of concentrated heavy rainfall, and heavy rainfall will occur one after another in Jianghuai, Jiangnan, central and western parts of southern China, and various departments will urgently deploy heavy rain prevention and response.

From the 16th, China's heavy rainfall belt began to gradually move north from the coast of South China, and around the 18th, the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, Jiangnan and other places will enter a rainfall concentration period, that is, enter the "plum rainy period".

The Central Meteorological Observatory predicted on the 17th that from the 17th to the 19th, there will be a wide range of strong rainfall in the eastern part of the southwest region, Jianghan, Jianghuai, Jiangnan, South China and other places, and some areas will have heavy to heavy rain, local heavy rain, accompanied by short-term heavy precipitation, thunderstorms and strong winds and other strong convective weather.

After comprehensive research and judgment and emergency consultation, the China Meteorological Administration launched a three-level emergency response to heavy rain at 17:10 a.m. on the 30th, and the Central Meteorological Observatory issued a yellow warning for heavy rain.

On the 17th, the Office of the National Flood Control and Drought Control Headquarters (National Flood Prevention and Drought Control) issued a work reminder to the prevention and response to the Jiangsu, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, Tibet, Qinghai and other provinces, and deployed the recent continuous heavy rainfall prevention and response work in the south.

In addition, the meteorological department predicts that from the 20th to the 24th, there will be moderate to heavy rain, local heavy rain or heavy rain in southern and eastern Jiangnan, central and western South China, Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and other places.

The meteorological department reminds that in the coming week, the south will enter a concentrated period of heavy rainfall, Jianghuai, Jiangnan, central and western China and other places will successively appear heavy rain weather, local flash floods and other geological disasters may occur, the public need to be vigilant, pay attention to meteorological information, stay away from disaster-prone areas, and prevent strong convective weather to transportation, temporary structures, outdoor activities, etc.

In response to the response to concentrated rainfall in the south, the General Office of National Defense pointed out that the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the south of the Yangtze River will enter a period of concentrated rainfall, and it is the Dragon Boat Festival holiday, there are many mobile people such as tourism and visiting relatives, and the flood control situation is complex and severe. It is necessary to closely monitor weather development and changes, strengthen monitoring and early warning and joint consultation and judgment, promptly initiate emergency response, implement the "call-and-respond" mechanism for disaster early warning directly to the responsible persons at the grassroots level, pay close attention to key parts such as areas prone to flash flood geological disasters, small and medium-sized rivers, small and medium-sized reservoirs, dangerous sections of embankments, low-lying urban flood-prone areas, construction sites, and tourist scenic spots, strengthen patrols and defenses, preset emergency rescue forces, decisively transfer personnel in dangerous areas in advance, and at the same time strengthen the safety protection of grassroots flood prevention and rescue personnel. (End)