Chongqing’s another sight at flood season
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Affected by the heavy rainfall and inflowing water in upstream areas, the Yangtze River, Jialing River and Fujiang River had emerged the flood over warning water level again and over safe water level in some parts since July 11. As the flood gradually approached the main urban areas, the water level rose continuously. Last weekend, a flood peak passed the city. Let’s look at the different views of Chongqing’s landmark buildings when flood peak passing.
This is the Chaotianmen Wharf, Chongqing’s largest wharf locating at the confluence of Jialing River and the Yangtze River. Nearly half of its gate was flooded by the water.
There are many busy streets and lanes along the banks of the river. The Chaotianmen Wharf, connecting various places, was covered by the flood.
According to Chongqing Hydrology Bureau, the water level at Ciqikou section of the Jialingjiang River was over the safe water level, up 11.27 meters totally. Majority of the buildings and trees near the river had been flooded.