Shijiazhuang, July 7 (ZXS) -- The Hebei Meteorological Observatory has issued three red warning signals for heavy rain on 30 July; More than 30 mm of rain occurred in many places in 44 hours, and more than 200 mm in some sites; Local organizations with flash flood disaster risk village people to evacuate... Extremely heavy rainfall affected by the residual circulation of Typhoon Du Surui, the relevant departments in Hebei are making every effort to deal with it.

On July 7, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, staff braved the rain to eliminate potential safety hazards. Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhai Yujia

Affected by the remnants of this year's No. 5 typhoon "Du Surui", most of Hebei Province, located in North China, has experienced rainfall since July 7. At 28 o'clock on the 30th, the Hebei Meteorological Observatory issued the third red warning signal for heavy rain that day. From 17:28 on the 20th to 30:16 on the 200th, more than 700 mm of rain has occurred in Baoding, Xiong'an New Area, Shijiazhuang, Xingtai and Handan, and some stations have exceeded <> mm.

On the afternoon of the 30th, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, traffic police braved the rain to direct traffic on the streets and guide vehicles to pass in an orderly manner. There is water on some sections, and buses pass by on the main roads from time to time. During the rainfall period, traffic management departments at all levels in Hebei Province activated the emergency plan for severe weather, and focused on arranging rescue police forces in low-lying road sections, culverts, under bridges and other sections prone to water, equipped with corresponding equipment, and strengthened traffic control.

According to the Traffic Management Bureau of the Hebei Provincial Public Security Department, up to now, the province has dispatched 5100,8000 police vehicles and 21,22 police personnel. At present, there are <> waterlogged road sections and <> broken crossings in the province, and the overall road traffic order is good, and there is no long-term and long-distance congestion.

On the morning of July 7, traffic police in Fuping County, Baoding City, Hebei Province, cleaned up rockfalls washed down by heavy rain. Photo by Zheng Yanming

At the office of the forecast and forecasting team of the Hebei Provincial Water Resources Department, staff are staring at electronic screens to analyze rainfall data across the province.

According to the relevant person in charge of the Hebei Provincial Water Conservancy Department, since the 28th, affected by this round of rainfall, the Ziya River and Zhangwei South Canal have seen 31 stations of water rise process, of which the flood peak of Zhuzhuang Reservoir is 725 cubic meters per second, and the flow out of the reservoir is 200 cubic meters per second. At present, 20 large and medium-sized reservoirs in the province are being pre-discharged.

It is understood that at present, five working groups, including command and dispatch, emergency response and technical experts of the Hebei Provincial Water Resources Department, are on duty 5 hours a day, and nine working groups have been sent to key areas such as Langfang, Baoding and Xingtai to supervise and assist in prevention and response and emergency preparedness.

On July 7, the staff of the Hebei Provincial Water Resources Department conducted a province-wide rainfall data analysis. Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Shiyu

The Hebei Provincial Flood Control and Drought Control Headquarters upgraded the flood control and typhoon III. emergency response to level II. at 30 o'clock on the 1th. All staff of provincial, municipal and county anti-finger offices are on duty 24 hours a day, paying close attention to the development trend of rainwater conditions and taking precautions and responses.

The Hebei Meteorological Observatory predicts that from the evening of the 30th to the 31st, there will be heavy rainstorms to exceptionally heavy rains (100 mm to 350 mm) in the south of Zhangjiakou, Baoding, Xiong'an New Area, the west and north of Shijiazhuang, and the cumulative amount of more than 450 mm in individual locations, accompanied by short-term heavy precipitation (maximum hourly rain intensity of 30 mm to 80 mm), lightning, short-term strong winds and other strong convective weather. (End)