Source: Qinhuangdao Daily
On August 11, Mayor Zhang Ruishu led the officials in charge from Municipal Government Office, Municipal Marine Fisheries Bureau, Municipal Emergency Management Bureau, Municipal Water Affairs Bureau and other departments to inspect on the storm surge prevention work in Haigang District and Beidaihe New District.
On August 11, Mayor Zhang Ruishu was inspecting on the preparations for coastal typhoon prevention.
Photo by reporter Liu Xiao
Zhang Ruishu and his delegation first came to the Meteorological Disaster Prevention Center of the Municipal Meteorological Bureau, and listened carefully to the analysis report on the recent weather conditions. On August 10, the Municipal Meteorological Observatory issued an important weather report: affected by the No. 9 typhoon Lekima, the accumulated rainfall of the city on August 13 can reach 80 to 120 mm, 150 to 200 mm in some areas, and above 250 mm in a few areas. There will be force 7 to 9 northeast wind, force 10 gust, force 5 to 7 in land, and force 8 gust. Zhang Ruishu expressed his greetings to the staff on duty in the front line, asking everyone to strengthen the duty, scientific analyze and judge, timely and accurately release meteorological forecast and warning information, to provide important decision-making basis for the city’s disaster prevention and mitigation work, and to minimize the loss of meteorological disasters.
After that, Zhang Ruishu and his delegation came to the sailing pier of the Asian Games Village in Haigang District to check the preparations for the storm surge prevention at the dock. More than 50 cruise ships of various types were regularly docked and cable reinforced. According to the municipal marine and fishery departments, at present, the city is actively preparing for the storm surge prevention. All types of boats strictly implemented the maritime department’s ship closure instructions to retreat to the port to avoid the wind. Bay chiefs at all levels enhanced the coastal beach inspection, timely closed the bathing places and persuaded the tourists to leave. The fishery administration departments of all counties and districts went to every house to mobilize and guide the fishermen to prevent floods, prohibiting any fishing vessels from going to sea. The port conducted windproof anchors for large loading and unloading machinery, expanded the spacing of goods in case of collapsing or mixing.
After checking the estuary of Yanghe River and Dapuhe River in Beidaihe New District and surrounding areas, Zhang Ruishu and his delegation came to the sub-center of the Municipal Marine and Fishery Integrated Command Center to check the real-time situation of each estuary through the video system. Zhang Ruishu pointed out that the typhoon Lekima has strong wind and rain intensity, long duration and wide range of influence, and our city is in the main flood period and the tourist peak season, therefore, we are facing the severe situation and hard task to prevent severe rain and storm surges. All the departments at all levels must firmly adhere to the vision of overall situation, conscientiously implement the deployment of the center, the province and the city on flood prevention, further compact the responsibility, refine the measures, and closely cooperate to fully carry out the work on the big floods and disasters.
Zhang Rushu stressed that the whole city should take the protection of people’s lives and safety as the priority, pay close attention to key departments, such as mountain tailing ponds, small reservoirs, small dams, geological disaster points, etc., strengthen emergency duty, and ensure that everything is infallible. We should enhance inspection in downtown area, in-depth investigate on safety hazards, focus on the prevention of storm surges, implement various measures to prevent wind and waves, ensure that all offshore vessels return to the port to avoid the wind, do a good job in coastal beach safety protection, seriously strengthen relevant facilities, evacuate the tourists in time, ensure the safety of the people and property, strive to guarantee the public service of water, electricity, gas, roads, and communications, and ensure the normal production and living order of the people.
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