New Beijing News (reporter Zhang Jingya) On August 11, influenced by typhoon Lichma, a large number of shelters in Shouguang, Weifang, Shandong Province, were flooded by rainwater. Dozens of cucumber greenhouses were flooded and nearly 100 mu of cucumber was flooded, according to a person in charge of Shouguang Vegetable Cooperative. At present, the villagers are pumping water out of the shed, the damage is unpredictable, at least hundreds of thousands of yuan.
Qi Xinming, the head of Shouguang vegetable farmers vegetable cooperative, told Xinjing News that it began to rain at about 5 p.m. on August 10. At first, it was not heavy, and at about 11 p.m., it began to rain heavily. Up to the time of the press release, it was still raining heavily. At about 12 oclock that evening, Qi Xinming and other villagers saw water in the village and rushed to the greenhouse, where water had entered.
He said that it was the fruit-bearing period of cucumbers, and a new wave of cucumbers would soon be sown. Heavy rain disrupted the pace of planting. Qi Xinming said, The impact is too big to say what will happen to the vegetable harvest this year. Qi Xinmings biggest concern now is that after the storm, the gale will blow the plastic film of the greenhouse open and blow the greenhouse down. If the shed collapses, the damage will be too great. He said that the villagers of the cooperative are still trying to rescue the flooded cucumber.
Source: Wang Xiaowu_NF, Responsible Editor of Beijing Newspaper