KIEV. July 3. UNN. In Sichuan province in southwest China from heavy rains affected 115,9 thousand residents of the 22 administrative units of district level, the area affected by the disaster of farmland was 4.44 hectares, was interrupted by movement on the 162 road. This was announced in the provincial headquarters for flood control and drought on Tuesday, reports UNN citing Xinhua.
In the second half last Sunday, the provincial meteorological service announced the “blue” warning with torrential rains. In the second half of the next day it was announced to raise the warning level to “yellow”.
As at 20:00 on 2 July under the pressure of the showers were of Chengdu, Leshan, Guangyuan, Meishan, Mianyang, ya’an, Deyang and Bajun. In the County Clayton had registered a maximum rainfall of 315 mm.
According to the administration, Dege County, ganzi Zang Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, 4 people were killed in a rockslide caused by rainfall.
As reported UNN, torrential rains have disrupted rail and road transport in Sichuan province (southwest China, ed.), with the result that suspended the movement of trains and six closed more than a dozen high-speed roads.