From the beginning of June until now, many places in China, especially in the south, have suffered torrential rain causing local floods. The water levels of many rivers in Guangxi Province have continued to rise. Many villages flooded in the past two days, and people took to boats to get around in the area.
At 8:30 A.m on June 8, the flood peak of Xijiang No. 2 arrived in Wuzhou City, Guangxi. The flood peak water level of 20.31 meters appeared at the Xijiang Wuzhou Hydrological Station, which exceeded the warning water level by 1.81 meters.
According to the information provided by the Hydrology Center of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, 64 sections of 39 rivers, including Xijiang, Liujiang, Guijiang, and Xiangjiang in Guangxi, experienced floods exceeding the warning level of 0.04 to 3.83 meters.
In the early morning of the 8th, Yulin City, Guangxi, was hit by continuous heavy rainfall. In Xijing Village, Longtan Town, eight people who were not transferred in time were besieged by floodwaters. After nearly 4 hours, firefighters successfully evacuated the trapped people to a safe area.
The Qianjiang and Xinjiang rivers in Guiping, Guangxi, have the highest water levels exceeding the warning level since this year’s flood season. The flood peak water level of 30.06 meters in the southern section of the Xinjiang Ping, exceeding the warning water level by 1.06 meters. The maritime department temporarily suspended all ferries and tourist boats on the Qianjiang and Xinjiang sections.
The video on June 7 showed that the Wujiang River, a tributary of the Xinjiang River in Pingnan County, Guigang City, swelled sharply, and the riverside pavilion was almost flooded to the top.
Mr. Huang, a resident of Pingnan County, Guigang City, told New Tang Dynasty TV that, The urban area of Pingnan isn’t flooded; it’s just raining. The video may be the internal flood below the township because the flood control isn’t good.