Rare to see: Double rainbow at Guizhou

   A double rainbow is a phenomenon of dispersion of light from the sun when refracted and reflected through raindrops; it is very rare. 

The double rainbow phenomenon usually occurs when two precipitations take place simultaneously. The rainbow originally has a spherical shape, but we see only half of it when standing on the ground.

On July 2, a double rainbow could be seen in Shishan County, Guizhou Province. A colorful circular shape was clearly displayed in the photos taken by aerial photography. ( video)

Fierce floods hit Yanji; 16 trapped people were rescued

On July 2, heavy rain fell in Yanji City and the tributaries of the lower reaches of the Yan River Reservoir of the Yanji River.

A video shows the water level rising rapidly and suddenly engulfing the street and vehicles. The water flow turns into violent waves, which wash away objects and even people. 

Even a car was swept away. 

People could hardly rescue a woman dragged away by the fierce water.

According to Sina, floodwater increased rapidly on the Yanji River, and the owners of about 10 stalls were trapped in the floating market. At 19:20, all the 16 people trapped were rescued safely.

Guangdong suffered 3 tornadoes on the same day

As a consequence of the Siamba Typhoon, the cities of Chaozhou, Shantou and Foshan were all affected by three tornadoes that struck the Guangdong province on July 2, resulting in a terrible scene.

At about 7:00 a.m. on July 2, a tornado hit the town of Fuyang, Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province. The tornado blew off the roofs of multiple companies, and the overturned roof fragments were flying in the air, with an impact area of up to one kilometer (3280 feet).

At about 10:30, the “water tornado” also appeared at the Nan’ao sea, Shantou. It lasted for about 10 minutes and disappeared over the Shanggang village.

Besides, a tornado also occurred in Xiqiao Town, Nanhai, Foshan at 5:30 p.m.

The unusual occurrence sparked spirited discussion among netizens.

One netizen asked: “There were three tornadoes in Guangdong in one day. Is this normal?”

Some also wrote: “God is angry!”

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