The Hong Kong residents woke up with Disturbing scenes After a Record rains drench Asian financial hub This Friday, it caused Landslides and flash floods in the city.
Heavy weather caused a landslide in a residential district Shou Kei Wan, sending cascades of rocks, mud and water across the area. This was the first time a landslide had hit the district, and there were few residents Scared and shocked For display.
The Hong Kong Meteorological Department has released this Maximum “black” storm warningAnd said that than 200mm of rain Hong Kong’s main island, the Kowloon district and the northeastern part of the city’s New Territories since late Thursday. There was a flood One person died and 83 were injuredAccording to local media.
Because of this, it rained heavily HaikuiA storm caused a landslide in a Chinese province Fujian On Tuesday. Although it has weakened into a tropical depression, its slow-moving clouds have dumped large amounts of precipitation on areas still drenched in rain from a super typhoon a week earlier.
Until Thursday, the haiku was compelling Evacuate 294,000 people In Fujian Province in Southeast ChinaWhere did it lead to? Severe material and agricultural damageLocal media reported.
According to provincial officials, cited by the state agency XinhuaThe storm has nearly hit 1.6 million people The province, home to 38 million people and with an area about the same size as Honduras, made landfall on Tuesday.
Nearly 10,000 hectares of crops were damaged and more than 2,500 houses were destroyed or damaged, resulting in a direct economic loss of 5.05 billion yuan ($689 million).
According to statistics recently released by China’s Ministry of Emergency Management, 8.8 million people were affected by natural disasters in the country in August, with 168 people dead or missing and 547,000 displaced.
(With information from Reuters and EFE)
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