Original title: Video｜Three floods in nine days face challenges in the lower reaches of the Yellow River
According to the news from the Ministry of Water Resources, at 15:48 on September 27th, the first flood of the Yellow River in 2021 came fiercely. The second flood followed at 21:00 on that day, and the third flood at 23:00 on October 5th. The flood is generated again. With three consecutive floods within 9 days, the lower reaches of the Yellow River faced long-term, high-water and large-flow tests. Experts pointed out that this year’s autumn floods on the Yellow River were caused by long-lasting rainfall.
Yang Kun, deputy director of the Engineering Research Center for Flood Control, Drought Relief and Disaster Mitigation of the Ministry of Water Resources, said: “In 1949, 1964, 1979, 2003, and 2011, there were severe autumn floods. This year’s autumn floods were also due to long It was formed by rainfall over time, so this autumn flood is not a particularly difficult situation. It has happened many times in history. With multiple unfavorable factors superimposed, the flood control situation in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River is still relatively severe.”