Xin Jing Bao News Guizhou Shuicheng 7.23 landslide rescue due to rain suspension, today (July 25) morning continued. At least three excavators were working at the bottom of the landslide and several others were parked aside. There is no rain at present, but it is still cloudy.
Rescue workers were searching the scene with rescue dogs. Photographed by Wang Jianing, a journalist of the New Beijing News
Excavator works on site. Photographed by Wang Jianing, a journalist of the New Beijing News
When the rain stopped and it was clear, there was still heavy fog on the top of the mountain. The landslide was washed out by rainwater for several traces. New Beijing News reporter Wang Hongchun
The Beijing News reported earlier that the search and rescue was interrupted by heavy rain around 19:00 on July 24. Blue Sky Rescue Team Field Commander Huang Jie introduced.
The next search and rescue plan is waiting for the site command to arrange. The site situation is more complex. The mixed saturation of soil and water has exceeded the standard, and the mountain is cracking again. There are about 10 places.
Today, there is no rain, the weather is clear, but still cloudy, there is a lot of water mist at the top of the mountain. Reporters at the scene saw that at about 9:00, at least three excavators were working at the bottom of the landslide, and a number of excavators were parked aside. At about 9 oclock, rescue workers came into the scene with spades and other tools.
Reporters noticed that the landslide was washed by rainwater to form multiple debris flow traces, forming several small puddles at the bottom, some of which were more than 5 meters in diameter.
According to CCTV news, as of 18:00 on July 24, 26 people had been rescued from the 7.23 landslide in Shuicheng, Guizhou, including 11 survivors, 15 deaths and another 30 lost contact.