China News Service, July 20. According to the official Weibo news of the Propaganda Department of the Zhengzhou Municipal Party Committee, the Zhengzhou Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters issued an emergency notice on the 20th to upgrade the flood control emergency response to level I. The notice stated that the current flood control and disaster relief situation is very severe. Effectively do a good job in flood prevention and emergency response. With the approval of the leaders of the municipal government, the Zhengzhou City Prevention and Control Commission decided to upgrade the flood prevention level II emergency response to level I from 17:00 on July 20.

Screenshot of the official Weibo of the Propaganda Department of the Zhengzhou Municipal Party Committee

  The Zhengzhou Meteorological Observatory continued to issue a red warning signal for heavy rain at 16:01 on July 20: the city of Zhengzhou and Gongyi, Dengfeng, and Xingyang will continue to have precipitation in the next 3 hours, and the accumulated precipitation will reach more than 100 mm.

Temporary closure of Zhengzhou subway stations

  According to Zhengzhou Metro news, due to heavy rainfall, Zhengzhou Metro Line 1 has been adjusted to: Xiliuhu Station-Henan University New District Station Xiaojiao Road, Henan University of Technology Station-Civic Center Station suspended operations; Zhengzhou Metro Line 2 The traffic adjustment is: Guanhutun Station-Xinzheng Airport Station small cross road operation, Jiahe Station-Dongfeng Road Station suspended operation service.

At the same time, other stations on the Zhengzhou Metro have been temporarily closed to escalators and entrances in some stations due to serious water accumulation on the external roads of the station and other reasons. To ensure the safety of passengers, the escalators and entrances of some stations have been temporarily closed.

Zhengzhou City's pure electric bus stopped due to rain

  According to the staff of Zhengzhou Public Transport Company, the water level was too high due to heavy rainfall. In order to prevent high-voltage electric buses from injuring passengers and passengers, Zhengzhou pure electric buses ceased operation at 14:30 on July 20.