Many places welcome the heaviest rainfall, how to deal with it early? Listen to expert analysis →
Since May 5, central and eastern China have experienced the heaviest rainfall this year. On May 2, the heavy rainfall area pushed south, and many places in the south entered the strongest period of this round of heavy rainfall, most of Jiangnan and northern South China rained fiercely, and the local precipitation will approach or exceed the extreme value in May. The intensity of rainfall in Jiangnan has escalated, and "Time and Space Observation" focuses together: Is this year's flood season earlier than in previous years? How to deal with the early response? What are the arrangements for flood prevention and preparedness?
The Central Meteorological Observatory continues to issue blue warnings for heavy rain and strong convective weather
On the 6th, just the beginning of summer, this round of heavy rainfall in the south of China hit strongly, the Central Meteorological Observatory continued to issue a blue warning of heavy rain and strong convective weather on the 6th, the public in Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Guangxi, Guangdong and Fujian and other places need to pay attention to prevent urban water accumulation, local flash floods and geological disasters that may be triggered by rainfall or local heavy rainfall, while being vigilant against the harm of short-term heavy precipitation, thunderstorms, strong winds or hail and other strong convective weather.
Is this year's flood season earlier than usual?
Wan Qunzhi, Deputy Director General of the Department of Flood Prevention and Drought Control of the Ministry of Emergency Management: There are three main characteristics of this year's flood situation: first, although the precipitation is generally low, the temporal and spatial distribution is uneven; Second, the southern part generally floods early, and some rivers are over-alert; Third, the situation during the flood season is not optimistic, and both drought and flood are equally important.
There was a breach in the Qingfeng River embankment, and the scene was urgently rescued and blocked
Since May 5, 4 (cities and districts) in Jiangxi have experienced exceptionally heavy rainfall, 10 counties (cities and districts) have experienced heavy rainfall, and heavy rainfall has led to a breach of the Qingfeng River embankment in Yichun Fengcheng. Let's see it ↓
CCTV reporter Liu Qi: Since the evening of the 5th, heavy rainfall began to occur in the southern townships of Fengcheng, and the heavy rainfall caused the water level of the Qingfeng River to rise rapidly. At 6 a.m. on the 6th, local flood control personnel found that the river embankment had breached. The 300 people affected by the dangerous situation have been urgently evacuated. This breach is located between the two piers of the Beijing-Kowloon Railway Bridge, and the local rescue continues, and the breach is urgently blocked. The Beijing-Kowloon Railway is operating normally, and the traffic speed is reduced.
Many places in the south are facing the test of flood safety
This round of heavy rainfall has caused the water level of many rivers in the south to rise, and in recent times, Zhejiang, Chongqing and other places have also officially flooded, and the Taihu Lake basin has also flooded in May. According to preliminary forecasts, this year, the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, the Haihe River Basin, the Songliao River Basin and the Pearl River Basin will have more rainfall, and the flood situation will be heavier. Up to now, there are 5,9385 small reservoirs in the country that are at risk of illness. Many places in the south are facing a big test of safety.
How to deal with the early response? What are the arrangements for flood prevention and preparedness?
Wan Qunzhi, deputy director of the Department of Flood Prevention and Drought Control of the Ministry of Emergency Management: This year's flood prevention and preparedness are: First, prepare in advance and pay close attention to weak links such as reservoirs and hydropower stations; The second is to study and judge in advance to ensure early detection, early reporting and early disposal of dangerous situations; The third is to avoid risk transfer in advance and make every effort to avoid casualties; The fourth is the front-loading rescue force to ensure rapid and efficient handling of dangerous situations. (CCTV News Client)