Typhoon Lichma entered Jiangsu and the elderly were saved from drowning in their homes.

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 Typhoon Lichma entered Jiangsu and the elderly were saved from drowning in their homes.


On the evening of August 10, Typhoon Lichma entered Jiangsu Province. Although the wind was weakened, it still had a great impact on Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai. As of 6:30 on August 11, 28 people in Zhejiang Province had died and 20 people had lost their connection due to the super typhoon Lichma.

On the morning of August 11, an old man in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province, had the idea of being a young man because his family was flooded. Upstream journalists learned that the elderly have been successfully rescued. In addition, flights and railways in Zhejiang, Shanghai and Jiangsu have gradually resumed.

Beishan Road, West Lake Scenic Area, Hangzhou, is the foundation of a collapsed street tree that has just been cleaned up.

In the early morning of August 10, Typhoon Lichma landed in Zhejiang. After entering the country, it mainly affected Wenzhou, Taizhou and Ningbo. According to data released by the Zhejiang Provincial Governments Flood Control, Typhoon Prevention and Drought Relief Command, as of 15:00 on October, super typhoon Lichma had affected 4.024 million people in Zhejiang Province, and 867,000 people had been relocated for emergency resettlement. The affected area of crops was 103,000 hectares, with a total harvest of 13,000 hectares. More than 14,000 houses were damaged as a result of the disaster, resulting in a direct economic loss of 7.44 billion yuan.

On August 11, there were showers or thunderstorms in Huaibei area of Jiangsu Province. Rainfall was torrential and westerly in the whole province. The highest wind force reached 9 levels.

During the period of active flood control and typhoon prevention in the whole province, the safety and security of an old man in Funing, Yancheng, has attracted much attention. On the morning of November 11, an old man in Funing, Yancheng City, was flooded by typhoon storms and rainstorms. He couldnt think of it for a moment. He climbed up the tower to hope for a new life.

Upstream journalists saw in live video that an elderly man in a black coat climbed up the top of a tower crane at a construction site. With the persuasion and reassurance of the firefighters, the old mans mood finally stabilized. Then, with the help of firefighters, they returned to the ground safely.

The trees in Dayang Mountain Botanical Garden in Suzhou were uprooted.

According to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Emergency Management, affected by Typhoon No. 9, Lichma, fire rescue teams from Zhejiang, Shanghai and Jiangsu took part in 4768 typhoon-related rescues at 8:00 on November 11, dispatching 30842 commanders, 4559 fire engines and 333 boats to rescue 1957 people in distress. 1663 people were evacuated and transferred, including 2416 obstacle removal, 128 Road Traffic rescue, 284 house collapse rescue, 1927 flood drainage rescue and 13 flood debris flow rescue.

However, with the weakening of Lichma wind, typhoon yellow warning has been lifted in some areas of Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, and rainstorm blue warning signal has been lifted in Shanghai. Most routes, railways and highways have returned to normal.

According to the forecast of China Meteorological Administration, around noon today, Lichma will move into the western waters of the Yellow Sea. Around evening, it will make landfall again along the coast from Rizhao to Haiyang in Shandong Province (9-10, 23-28 m/s, tropical storm or strong tropical storm).

Source: Upstream News Responsible Editor: Gu Yunting_NBJS8499