- CNTV English - CCTV News

Water recedes in Chongqing

07-22-2010 17:23 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

Watch Video

Play Video

In Chongqing Municipality, one of the worst flood hit regions in southwest China, water has begun to recede in parts of the city. Some local residents have returned to their homes to clean up the mess.

Life is recovering in Chongqing Municipality after being pounded by strong floods.

Power and water supplies have resumed in the city, and local residents have started to clear the silt and water out of their homes. Many use basins, shovels and other tools to help clean the mess.

Local communities in Chongqing have dispatched staff to deal with the silt on streets.

Staff of local communiy, said, "We are trying to create access to Changbin Road, and then the toilet can also be used as usual."

After the silt is removed, people are busy moving their belongings back to their houses.

A local resident said, "We first moved the big pieces back home after finishing the cleanup. The small pieces will then be moved back."

Meanwhile, related departments have also disinfected streets, houses and other public places to prevent any possible epidemic. It is expected that by the end of this week, people whose houses have been flooded in Chongqing municipality can all return home.

In Chongqing Municipality, one of the worst flood hit regions in southwest China, water has begun to recede in parts of the city. 
In Chongqing Municipality, one of the worst flood hit regions in southwest China, 
water has begun to recede in parts of the city.

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program