500 flood-trapped residents reach safety in Guangxi

2024-06-11 Editor : Mo Honge ECNS App Download

(ECNS) -- Officers, in coordination with local emergency services, successfully evacuated all 500 residents from 176 households to safety from rain-flooded villages in Baise City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Monday.

A severe thunderstorm hit Baise, causing flooding in some villages, with roads blocked and power cut.

According to the local meteorological department, from the evening of June 7 to the next morning, Napo County in Baise experienced torrential rains, leading to urban waterlogging with streets in low-lying areas flooded. 

There are forecasts of more heavy rainfall in Baise for the coming days.

Officers evacuate a senior woman from a rain-flooded village in Baise City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 10, 2024. (Photo/China News Service)


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