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The flood situation generally remains stable in Xianning
http://English.xianning.gov.cn 18-05-23
 

  XIANNING - There was a heavy rain in Chibi, Tongcheng and Chongyang from 8:00 am, May 21st to 8:00 am, May 22nd, regional torrential rain in Chibi; while there was moderate to heavy rain in Xian’an, Jiayu and Tongshan according to the municipal office for flood control and drought relief on May 22nd. None of the water levels of rivers and lakes in Xianning city went beyond the warning line, and the flood situation has been well controlled.

  As the latest brief of the municipal office for flood control and drought relief shows: the current water regimen in Xianning city remains stable on the whole, and the Yangtze River levels in Xianning city are averagely 5 meters lower than the protection water level; at 8:00 am on May 21st, the water level of the Chibi station of Yangtze River was 23.9 meter, 5.1 meters lower than the protection water level, with a rising tendency compared to the previous period; the water level of Sanzhou station of Futou lake was 21.8 meters, 0.42 meter higher than that of the same period last year; the water level of Wangjiazhuang station of Xiliang lake was 21.2 meters, 0.16 meters higher than that of the same period last year. All of the above were lower than the protection water level.

  Now the Yumatou sluice is closed, and the Jinkou sluice is open, while neither of their pumping houses has been started. All the large and medium reservoirs in Xianning city didn’t exceed the flood control water level, and 27 of the small reservoirs have overflowed, and the rest were all 0.5 meters lower than the bottom of the spillway; the water level of inner rivers is basically the same as last year.

  Based on the latest meteorological data, it is estimated that there will be sunny days following by the rains. On May 23th, cloudy, level 3 southeaster wind, 18-23 Celsius degrees; On May 24th, cloudy to overcast, level 3 westerly wind, 21-31 Celsius degrees; On May 25th, light to heavy rain, level 3 westerly wind, 21-34 Celsius degrees. By Wang Tian and Ao Qiong (www.xnnews.com.cn)


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