According to the Xinhua news agency, the rescue service has already evacuated more than 1.8 thousand residents of Hunan Province.
More than 70 thousand people were in the disaster zone in Hunan Province in Central China due to heavy torrential rains and the threat of major flooding. The Xinhua news agency reported this on Saturday.
According to him, heavy rains took place in 18 cities and counties of the region, where the rescue service has already evacuated more than 1.8 thousand residents. As specified by the local meteorological service, the water level in some rivers rose by 1-6 m.
The provincial administration does not recommend that citizens stay near large bodies of water and in lowlands. The Emergency Response Service regularly patrols the most dangerous areas. At the same time, work is underway to prevent local emergencies and possible damage from a natural disaster.