Guangzhou's response to the typhoon: sanitation against River Road diffuse Columba
The typhoon "Columba" (typhoon) landing in Jinwan District of Zhuhai on the 23 day at 12:50, landing near the center of typhoon maximum wind 45 m / S (14), the minimum pressure of 950hPa, after landing at about 30 kilometers per hour to move northwest.
Reporters visited a number of areas in the city, to see the traffic police are grooming traffic. In some areas where river water flows backward, sanitation workers stick to the line and step up dredging.
Text / Guangzhou daily full media reporter Chen Ying, Shen Hui, Qin Song
Yesterday, the typhoon "Columba" landing in Guangdong, although not directly from the city center through, but "Columba" will bring rain and wind is still quite powerful in the city, many trees were blown down, the part also appeared the intrusion phenomenon. Reporters visited a number of areas in the city, to see the traffic police are grooming traffic. In some areas where river water flows backward, sanitation workers stick to the line and step up dredging.
Open the covers to clean up and speed up the drain
Yesterday afternoon, reporters came to the River Road, river water found high Dyke Road more than 10 cm, the river is the river gap along the fence and through the intrusion in the direction along the Yangtze River Road, some sections of the water and even reached the height of the calf. As the water is too deep, in addition to occasional bus passing, rarely see the car passing.
According to Mr. Wu, who lives nearby, he and his wife saw the situation of such a large river intrusion last year more than 10 years ago. "When the dyke not so high, slightly shorter, so the river is relatively easy to intrusion, this is the first time to see so much after the renovation of the river water flows to the road to." Mr. Wu said.
At 16:50 yesterday, the reporter went to the dock, the dock is found to stop working, and a ticket office which is soaked in the river. "We posted a notice yesterday. Today, due to typhoon, we have to stop working all day, so we haven't received any visitors." A staff member at the pier.
A bar near the dock put up a notice of closure, and clerks piled sandbags early at the bar to prevent the river from flowing into the bar. Several young men even took bottles to fish near the river.
In Haizhu Plaza, Guang Guang east bus station, sanitation workers master Du and his two colleagues are busy opening the sewer manhole cover, and clean the branches and living garbage, to ensure that the water discharged as soon as possible. "We have been sticking to the side of the river in the afternoon. Now the road along the river is very serious. We should first deal with the problem of water accumulation here. Meanwhile, we will do a good job of reminding passers-by of safety."." Master Du said. Reporters noted that, since Du master who opened the manhole cover, just five minutes, the bus station road water has eased a lot.
Many trees were blown down by the typhoon. Yesterday, the public Mr. Kao by bus through the second hospital near the hospital, found that the road by an old banyan tree was blown down, the lodge blocked two lanes. Subsequently, the police rushed to the scene, to divert traffic, the follow-up to the sanitation, municipal and other departments in a timely manner to deal with banyan.
The typhoon "Columba" impact, Guangzhou suburb of Changzhou Island, Pak sand island more than the river water intrusion situation. "The tide is rising too fast."!" Yesterday, 14 am, the climax of Whampoa station broke the record of 2.67 meters, the Pearl River water has not been over the embankment to the island intrusion, at the same time, the island river water influx has begun flooding low-lying residential areas. Living in the community along the river deep Lihai Uncle Li told reporters, about 14:30, the river began to flow.
In this regard, Whampoa District Chau Street Blue deputy director of introduction, Lihai river is the most low-lying area of Changzhou Island terrain, is a fishing village, the village now has about 20 residents. At about 14, the area has issued a warning to the tide, 4 communities and their staff Chau Street all out, carrying more than 200 sandbags to shore rescue, along the wells of community and community notification and transfer to Cheung Chau residents. Until 16 am, the flood water has basically receded, there has been no casualties.
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