China: China has not yet come out of Covid’s clutches that a natural disaster has struck. Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in at least 55 places in Jiangxi, China, due to heavy rains. The situation has worsened due to heavy rains and floods in Jiangxi. Rains have affected half a million people in 55 districts of Jiangxi, while 43,300 hectares of crops have been destroyed by the rains. Although the rains have stopped enough for now, the meteorological department has forecast heavy rains in Jiangxi again. Many areas in Jiangxi are at risk of flooding and geological disasters due to heavy rains and floods.
Several rivers flooded, red alert issued
According to media reports, the floods have caused a direct loss of about 70 70 million. Rivers are rising in many rain-fed areas of China. As the monsoon moves towards the Yangtze River basin, the water level in the river is in danger of rising. Hydrological stations built in China have issued a red alert for rising water levels.
400 million loss assessment in Jiangxi
The Jiangxi floods are expected to cause about 400 400 million in economic losses to the province. The situation here is so bad that people are being displaced on a large scale. About 83,000 people have been evacuated from the area so far. According to local officials, torrential rains since May 28 and floods have wreaked havoc in 80 provinces of the state.
If the water level in Poyang Lake rises, it will flood
There are also fears of rising water levels in Poyang Lake. The meteorological department has forecast that water levels in Poyang, China’s largest freshwater lake, will rise further in the next four days. The situation is that this water can rise up to 0.4 meters from the danger mark, which can cause flooding in the area.
Risk of disaster due to flooding
There is also a risk of landslides and flooding in many areas due to floods. It is being said that areas of Jiangxi may be at risk of floods, landslides, waterlogging and geological disasters. Officials have called for higher levels of monitoring for climate change and flood control. However, 83,000 people have been evacuated from the area so far. More rain is forecast in the future.