1st LD-Writethru-China Focus: Rain-triggered disasters force mass evacuations in China

Wuhan / Chongqing, July 6 (Xinhua): More than 33,500 people have been evacuated after the disasters triggered by the rain reached the province of Hubei of China and the municipality of Chongqing, the local authorities said Tuesday.

In the center of China Central, Softwashers and other extreme climates, as they may have left 17 people dead or disappeared and forced the emergency evacuation of 13,500 people , said the provincial emergency management department. He added that almost 2.1 million people were affected.

Disasters activated by rain have also affected 175,700 hectares of crops, destroyed 1,700 houses and damaged 31,100.

In the southwest of Chongqing China's megacity, more than 20,000 residents have been evacuated after torrential rains led to swollen rivers, the hydrological station said from the city.

Six rivers in Chongqing have seen that water levels increase above the warning level after the heavy rains hit the city on Monday and Tuesday.

After flood alerts, local officials and volunteers immediately evacuate residents in Riverside and low areas. Victims have been reported, said the emergency management office of the city.

The city has raised its emergency flood response at level III, the second lowest at the four level of China. Emergency response system.

Some promenids of Riverside and low lie areas in the Qijiang district were submerged in Downwater on Monday, reporters said on the site.

China National Observatory on Tuesday renewed a yellow alert for storms in many parts of the country.

From Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon, the heavy rain and rain storms will probably arrive at Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Shaanxi, Chongqing , Sichuan, Hainan, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Yunnan, Guangdong and Fujian, said the National Meteorological Center. EndItem

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