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Classes are suspended! Don't go out unless necessary! Emergency warning: "There will be a catastrophic flood" here!

author:Minnan Net

The reporter learned from the Ministry of Water Resources that affected by the recent heavy rainfall, there was an obvious flood process in the Beijiang River basin in the Pearl River Basin, and at 20:45 on April 20, the flow of the Shijiao Hydrological Station in the main stream of the Beijiang River in Guangdong rose to 12,000 cubic meters per second, and the No. 2 flood in 2024 occurred in the Beijiang River.

According to the forecast, the heavy rainfall in South China will continue in the near future, and a catastrophic flood will occur in the Beijiang River in the Pearl River Basin.

Classes are suspended! Don't go out unless necessary! Emergency warning: "There will be a catastrophic flood" here!

On the 21st, the Ministry of Water Resources organized a flood control meeting, and connected with the Guangdong Provincial Department of Water Resources and the Pearl River Water Conservancy Commission by video to arrange the deployment of heavy rainfall prevention and response work. According to the consultation and judgment and the "Regulations of the Ministry of Water Resources for Flood and Drought Disaster Prevention and Emergency Response", the Ministry of Water Resources has upgraded the flood prevention and emergency response for Guangdong Province to Level III, and requires the Guangdong Provincial Department of Water Resources and the Pearl River Water Conservancy Committee to closely monitor the development trend of rain, water and flood conditions, strengthen rolling consultation, research and judgment, and scientifically dispatch water conservancy projects such as the Feilai Gorge Junction; strengthen the inspection and defense of embankments such as the Beijiang embankment, and make preparations for the use of the Weijiang flood storage and detention area in advance to ensure the safety of personnel; We should do a good job in preventing mountain floods and floods in small and medium-sized rivers that may be triggered by heavy rainfall, promptly issue early warning information, and urge local organizations to do a good job in transferring people in dangerous areas to avoid danger.

The Ministry of Water Resources urgently dispatched three additional working groups to the front line of flood control in Guangdong to assist in guiding flood prevention work.

According to the latest news from CCTV News, according to the "National Emergency Plan for Flood Control and Drought Relief" and relevant regulations, the National Defense General decided to upgrade the four-level emergency response for flood control in Guangdong Province to level three at 12 o'clock on April 21.

The flood control situation is grim

27 hydrological stations in Guangdong province are on high alert

On April 21, the reporter learned from the Guangdong Meteorological Observatory that Guangdong has entered the season of heavy rain and strong convection, and the heavy precipitation in the coming week is frequent, the cumulative rainfall is large, and the risk of disasters is high. It is necessary to do the relevant defense work in advance.

According to the monitoring of the hydrometeorological department, from 8 o'clock on April 20 to 8 o'clock on the 21st, there were heavy to heavy rains in the central and northern parts of Guangdong Province, and the rainfall was mainly concentrated in Zhaoqing, Shaoguan, Qingyuan, Jiangmen and other places. There were 2,609 hydrological stations with daily rainfall greater than 50 mm (heavy rain), accounting for about 59% of all observation stations, and 1,143 hydrological stations with daily rainfall greater than 100 mm (heavy rainfall).

As of 8 o'clock on the 21st, 27 hydrological stations in Guangdong Province were on alert. It is expected that on the 21st, some sections of the Hejiang River in the Xijiang River basin and the Lianjiang, Suijiang and Huangjiang rivers in the Beijiang basin will have a peak water level once in 50 years, and the flood control situation is grim.

On April 20, heavy rain to heavy rain occurred in northern Guangdong, Pearl River Delta and northern cities and counties in western Guangdong, and Zhaoqing Huaiji Zhagang Town recorded the maximum rainfall of 271.5 mm in Guangdong Province; some cities and counties experienced short-term strong winds of 8~11, Xiaoice hail and short-term heavy precipitation of 30~80 mm.

The meteorological department predicts that from 21 to 22 April, there will still be continuous heavy precipitation in Guangdong Province, and there will be heavy rains to heavy rains in northern Guangdong, the Pearl River Delta, and cities and counties in eastern Guangdong.

At 11:40 on the 21st, 148 rainstorm warning signals came into effect in Guangdong Province, of which Jiangmen Xinhui, Zhaoqing Gaoyao, Qingyuan Yingde, and Zhaoqing Deqing were red warnings for heavy rain.

Canton Tower received 6 lightning bolts in 1 hour

From 19:00 to 20:00 on April 20, the Canton Tower was frequently flashed, and the lightning channel imaging system accurately captured 6 optical images of lightning events. Guangzhou has upgraded the emergency response notice for meteorological disasters (thunderstorms and gales).

Orange warning for heavy rain

On the 21st, the Central Meteorological Observatory continued to issue an orange warning for heavy rain and a yellow warning for severe convective weather. It is expected that during the day and night today, there will be heavy to heavy rain in the central, eastern and southern parts of Jiangnan, and in the central, eastern and southern parts of South China, among which, there will be heavy rainstorms (100 to 200 mm) in some areas of central and southern Guangdong; some areas in southeastern and southern Guangxi, and central and southern Guangdong will have short-term heavy precipitation with hourly rainfall of more than 50 mm, and locally it can reach more than 80 mm; some areas in southeastern Guangxi and central and southern Guangdong will have thunderstorms with strong winds or hail of magnitude 8 to 10. There will be thunderstorms and strong winds above level 10 in parts of central and southern Guangdong.

The rainfall in many places in Guangdong broke the record in April

According to the relevant rainfall data, the cumulative precipitation of cities and counties in Guangdong since April found that the cumulative rainfall of the four stations of Lechang, Ruyuan, Shaoguan and Shixing in the process of precipitation has broken the extreme record of cumulative precipitation in April.

In addition, meteorological observation stations such as Conghua Lutian Lianma (G1084) continued to refresh the maximum cumulative rainfall in Guangzhou in April, of which the cumulative rainfall of G1084 Conghua Lutian Lianma and other meteorological observation stations has reached 869.5 mm (the statistical period ends at 15:00 on April 20, 2024).

As the rains continue, more areas in north-central Guangdong will set new all-time extreme records for precipitation throughout April.

Guangdong launched a provincial level IV disaster relief emergency response

The reporter learned from the Guangdong Provincial Emergency Management Department on the 21st that in response to the heavy rain and floods in Shaoguan and Qingyuan, according to the provisions of the "Guangdong Provincial Natural Disaster Relief Emergency Plan", the Provincial Disaster Reduction Committee has launched a provincial Level IV disaster relief emergency response.

In addition, according to the monitoring and forecast of the meteorological and hydrological department, affected by heavy rainfall, the main and tributaries of the Beijiang River have risen across the board, and many hydrological stations in the province have continued to exceed the warning water level. At 20:45 on April 20, the No. 2 flood of 2024 occurred in Bac Giang, and the peak flow of 18,000 cubic meters per second is expected to reach at 14:00 on the 22nd. According to the "Beijiang Embankment-Feilai Gorge Water Conservancy Hub Flood Fighting and Rescue Plan" and the relevant regulations of the Provincial General Department of Flood Prevention, Drought and Wind Prevention, the Guangdong Provincial Flood Control and Drought Control and Wind Control General Headquarters decided to start the flood disaster prevention level III emergency response of the Beijiang Embankment-Feilai Gorge Water Conservancy Hub at 8 o'clock on April 21.

Classes were suspended in Qingyuan, Guangdong

According to the official WeChat "Qingcheng Release" of the People's Government of Qingcheng District, Qingyuan, Guangdong, the primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in Qingcheng District will be suspended for 1 day tomorrow (April 22).

Classes are suspended! Don't go out unless necessary! Emergency warning: "There will be a catastrophic flood" here!

Notice of suspension of primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in Qingcheng District

Primary and secondary schools, kindergartens, and off-campus training (trusteeship) institutions in the district:

At 20 o'clock on April 20, the district three-defense headquarters upgraded the flood control level III emergency response to level II. According to the forecast of the Qingyuan Meteorological Department, from April 21 to 22, there will be continuous heavy rain to heavy rain in Qingcheng District. According to the consultation and judgment of the Qingcheng District Three Defense Headquarters, in order to ensure the safety of people's lives and property, it was decided that on April 22 (Monday), primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in the district will be suspended for one day, off-campus training and custodian institutions will stop serving, and boarding schools will do a good job in ensuring the safety of teachers, students and employees in schools.

Qingcheng District Education Bureau, Qingyuan City

April 21, 2024

The rainstorm warning in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province has been upgraded to orange

Affected by heavy rainfall clouds, 50 mm of heavy rainfall has occurred in the west of Doumen District, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, and it is expected that the heavy rainfall area will further expand to the whole city of Zhuhai, Zhuhai Meteorological Observatory has upgraded the city's yellow warning signal for heavy rain to orange at 10 o'clock on the 21st, and the yellow warning signal for thunderstorms and gales in Zhuhai continues to take effect.

Transferred from sources: Comprehensive Central Radio Network, CCTV News, Southern Metropolis Daily, Red Star News, Central Meteorological Observatory, etc

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