Torrential rains triggered flooding in Hebei, killing 2 people and causing 2 minor injuries.

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 Torrential rains triggered flooding in Hebei, killing 2 people and causing 2 minor injuries.


China and the new network, Baoding, August 6, August 5th from 20 to 6 in the early morning of 6, Hebei Province, Baoding City, the city of God Star town of the strong rain, heavy rain caused the mountain torrents and caused 2 deaths, 2 people light injuries, many villagers were flooded, some water, electricity, roads and other infrastructure destroyed, agricultural products were seriously affected.

Buildings that are flooded by the river in the South Valley. Zhao Qingbin

A car pulled out of a river. Zhao Qingbin

The courtyard and the house were covered with thick mud, and the household articles such as iron pots, kettles and water tanks were scattered all over the house. She said there were 4 people in the family, who had just received 6 barrels of instant noodles from the village committee. The river is full of trees and a lot of rubbish is accumulated. The flood suddenly came, and the vehicles along the river were also involved in the water, the bridge and tunnel were completely blocked, the flood overflowed and flooded into the home.

The villagers congratulate him that the river is the only drainage channel for several villages nearby. Two years ago, the local government planned to clean up the watercourse and cut down the trees in the river, but it has not been implemented.

Zhang Xiaohui, the mayor of Shen Xing Town, arrived at about 4 oclock on the morning of 6. He said that the villagers in the dilapidated houses were evacuated and settlements were set up in the village committees. The power sector is pressing for rush repairs and is expected to resume power supply tomorrow (7). Two people died in the disaster (all foreigners, one site worker and the other driver), and follow-up relief work is under way.

In response to the problem of river siltation reflected by the villagers, Zhang Xiaohui explained: the trees in the river are all spontaneously planted by the villagers. There has been no such disaster in the past few decades, and the water conservancy department has inspected the river course. If these trees are confirmed to affect flood discharge, they will be treated in a unified manner. Baoding City Mancheng district official bulletin said that after the disaster, the area started the flood control emergency plan for the first time. The main leaders of the district went to the forefront of the night to guide the flood prevention and disaster relief work, and the cadres and the masses of villages and towns and the masses actively acted, and the departments of public security, fire and electricity quickly went to the disaster areas to support the disaster areas. At present, the flood prevention and relief work has been carried out in an orderly way. (end) source: China News Network Author: Lv Zihao, Yu Junliang, Xu Qiaoming, responsible editor: Huang Jia _NNB6466

In response to the problem of river siltation reflected by the villagers, Zhang Xiaohui explained: the trees in the river are all spontaneously planted by the villagers. There has been no such disaster in the past few decades, and the water conservancy department has inspected the river course. If these trees are confirmed to affect flood discharge, they will be treated in a unified manner.

Baoding City Mancheng district official bulletin said that after the disaster, the area started the flood control emergency plan for the first time. The main leaders of the district went to the forefront of the night to guide the flood prevention and disaster relief work, and the cadres and the masses of villages and towns and the masses actively acted, and the departments of public security, fire and electricity quickly went to the disaster areas to support the disaster areas. At present, the flood prevention and relief work has been carried out in an orderly way. (finish)