2022-06-24

Wuxi, Jiangsu Province ushered in the first heavy rainfall after the plum blossom season. The flood situation in the whole city is generally stable

By yqqlm yqqlm

Wuxi, June 24 (reporter Sun Quan) – Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, welcomed the first heavy rainfall after entering the plum blossom on the evening of the 23rd. The reporter learned from the office of Wuxi flood control and Drought Relief Headquarters on the 24th that the flood situation in the city is generally stable, and no danger or disaster has been reported.

On June 23, Wuxi officially entered the plum blossom season. That night, the city welcomed the first heavy rain after entering the plum blossom season. The whole city experienced heavy rain, including local heavy rain. The rain areas were mainly concentrated in the urban area, Jiangyin and the north of Yixing.

Wuxi, Jiangsu Province ushered in the first heavy rainfall after the plum blossom season. The flood situation in the whole city is generally stable

In the water control project, the staff monitors the operating parameters of the main pump in real time. Drawing provided by Wuxi Water Resources Bureau

As of 7:00 on the 24th, the average rainfall in Wuxi was 53.0 mm, including 65.9 mm in the urban area, 56.9 mm in Jiangyin and 33.2 mm in Yixing. The rainfall at Lihu street in Binhu District and Qianqiao street in Huishan District reached heavy rain, 105.4 mm and 103.2 mm respectively. Affected by heavy rainfall, some roads in Wuxi have accumulated water for a short time. Local water conservancy, municipal administration, urban management, transportation, public security and other departments immediately organized emergency drainage and road dredging. At present, the roads have been basically restored to be smooth.

Wuxi, Jiangsu Province ushered in the first heavy rainfall after the plum blossom season. The flood situation in the whole city is generally stable(1)

Flood control and rescue vehicles shall be guaranteed in advance. Drawing provided by Wuxi Water Resources Bureau

Affected by heavy rainfall, the river network water level in Xicheng area also rose rapidly. As of 7:00 on the 24th, the water level in Wuxi of the Grand Canal was 4.03M, rising 0.52M, exceeding the alarm by 0.03m; Jiangyin Qingyang water level is 3.97M, rising by 0.40m; The water level in West Yixing is 3.37M, rising by 0.01M; The average water level of Taihu Lake is 3.28 meters, rising by 0.03 meters; The water level of Hengshan Reservoir is 29.96m and that of Youche reservoir is 33.28m, both of which are below the warning (flood limit) water level.

Wuxi, Jiangsu Province ushered in the first heavy rainfall after the plum blossom season. The flood situation in the whole city is generally stable(2)

Make every effort to drain the waterlogged water. Drawing provided by Wuxi Water Resources Bureau

According to the Wuxi Meteorological Bureau, the temperature in Wuxi dropped after the first heavy rain. From the 25th to the 27th, Wuxi will be dominated by scattered thunderstorms, and the temperature will rise to about 35 ℃; From the 28th, there will be many thunderstorms.

The office of Wuxi flood control and drought relief headquarters said that in the next stage, it will continue to pay close attention to the changes of flood conditions, reasonably control the water level of rivers, lakes and reservoirs, urge local departments to strengthen the duty, timely handle sudden dangerous situations, and ensure the safety of flood control in Wuxi. (end)