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Rainstorms hit China's northeast

07-30-2012 11:01 BJT

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Heavy torrential rains have hit northeast China’s Heilongjiang province leading to floods in the cities of Harbin and Suihua. This has caused some serious traffic disruptions.

The Harbin meteorological center issued alerts ahead the rainstorms. In some districts, cars were trapped by the water, and bridges suffered structural damage. Emergency workers have been deployed to help improve the traffic flow.

Heavy torrential rains have hit northeast China’s Heilongjiang province.(CFP photo)

In Jiamusi city, Sunday afternoon saw heavy rainfall and strong winds. As of ten pm local time on Sunday, 15 regions across Heilongjiang province have been on alert, with local meteorological department calling for intensified efforts to prevent natural disasters.

Heavy torrential rains have hit northeast China’s Heilongjiang province.(CFP photo)

 

Heavy torrential rains have hit northeast China’s Heilongjiang province.(CFP photo)

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: CCTV.com

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