long period of high temperatures on the 5th Nanpanjiang the water level to the lowest point in history, rolling up his trouser can cross the river. Ren Ruigang photo
Yunnan Province, to cross the Jinsha River, Pearl River, Lancang River, Red River, Nujiang, Irrawaddy six river systems, is the headwaters of the Yangtze River, Pearl River and other major rivers, and water production areas, large under the drought hit, the major river systems are affected. Evening News reporter learned from the Department of Water Resources, the latest news, since the end of last year’s flood, the river of the province the average inflow of less than normal by 42% than normal overall, equivalent to nearly half of the Pearl River main stream below normal up to 70% of water out less than half also to be more than 539 small and medium-sized rivers drying up, 647 small reservoirs dried up, the province’s reservoirs and ponds impoundment just more than 1/3 of the total storage capacity.
Department of Water Resources
river water is less than normal 42%
Yunnan Provincial Department of Water Resources deputy director Wang Shizong introduced many rivers of the province, run-off area in the province in more than 100 square kilometers of the river, 908, the maximum number of six river systems, Pearl River, Red River originated in Yunnan Province, since last year, the river average runoff than normal less than normal overall 42%. Now, the province’s water scarcity amounted to 4 billion cubic meters, according to the latest meteorological department forecast that this year the rainy season a little earlier, Yunnan drought will bring no small surprise.
According to the observation station of each river basin measured data, the average six larger basins in the main stream and its major tributaries to the water and for many years over the same period the mean comparison, Yunnan Province, the Yangtze River Basin tributaries below normal by 36%; Pearl River artery is less than normal by 70% main tributaries below normal by 57%; Red River main stream below normal 83%, 53% too few major tributaries; Lancang River in less than normal 32%, the main tributary of the less than normal 36% 8%; Nujiang River mainstream too few, too few major tributaries by 57%; The main tributaries of the Irrawaddy below normal 34%.
water drop dead flowers
Pearl River is one of China’s four major rivers, water system numerous tributaries, south of Panjiang Heyuan, horse originated in Qujing city Zhanyi Northeast Oyama. A pulse separated from the double-disc “,” a drop of water three rivers “,” first-line string of five beads exotic landscape. The Yunnan continuous severe drought, the Pearl River have been hit, the beauty of the past is no longer.
Yesterday, the Evening News reporter learned from the water sector in Zhanyi County, Pearl River source water storage compared to previous years, since 2009, so far, by the severe drought, the impact of the water evaporation, the current source of artificial Lake water storage capacity is significantly decreased compared to previous years. According to reports, this time in previous years, lush forests, mountainsides trees and flowers, as high as a few meters, the natural landscape stunning, but nowadays, some flowers and presents a dry scene, and some directly to the dead, part of the river water have dried up bottom. Live along some rely on the Pearl River source water flowing down the masses, only several kilometers away near the water at the back, pull, pack water.
riverside pebbles bare
Lancang River is one of the great rivers of southwest China, water rich in Lancang River are facing serious drought plagued not once in 60 years.
in Yunnan Sanjiang flow Hinterland Weixi County Wyden Township, subject to the drought affected shipping, agriculture, tourism and so suffer huge economic losses. Evening News reporter with the forest in Yunnan interview team before passing through the edge of the, Wyden Township, Weixi County of Lancang River, the water level than last year water level dropped a lot, I saw the Lancang River is full of exposed pebbles. Most of the cross-strait trees withered from lack of water in arid farmland without water, a lot of crops have been no way to sowing.
According to the Evening News has learned the Lancang – Mekong River water flow significantly reduced the water level dropped, a lot of river vessels and shallow to sail and stranded, for safety considerations, some of the regional implementation of maritime traffic control through all effective means to notify a foreign ship shall not be risky voyage.
rolling up his trouser crossing the river
, according to data provided by the Red River Hydrological Bureau 2008 Red River upstream to the water is 10.6 billion cubic meters in 2009 to only 5.3 billion cubic meters of water, only half of the original. Red River’s water flow as before now.
Typically, the river more to the downstream water the greater the deeper, but in the case of last year’s Red River to the water greatly reduced by half, following the Red River within the state of Yuanyang County, Honghe the lower reaches of coastal residents in many river volume from the trousers will be able to wading through a river. Residents off shoes rolled up trouser legs over the narrowest point of about 10 meters wide and the Red River, and they cross the river when the river only to the knee. The reduction of water of the Red River, Red River, Yuanjiang counties sugar cane impact is more serious.
water is not enough, let alone power generation
Jinsha River, the Yangtze River, China upstream, the current severe drought, the Jinsha River flow is also reduced.
April 28, 2009, Evening News reporter downstream from Tiger Leaping Gorge and on to Tacheng, I saw the water much smaller, the sound of water has not turned out spectacular. Water, waterborne good can not ship will be able to cross the river over. In Riverbanks it is evident that many waters of the river water flow is greatly reduced in the usual 300 to 600 m wide river, the river width is less than 50 ~ 100 meters, the local person, if more drought continues they enclosed usual flooding to farming.
According to a local government official, there Xiushui Li power stations and programs are increasingly strong, but the water like this a few years such a small down, the water is not enough, let alone power plant enough used, environmentalists are worried that to continue, more and more fragile ecology.
crops crops area
Evening News reporter from the Nujiang state water resources department to understand learned since the fall of 2009, Nujiang Prefecture temperature remained high, there is no effective rainfall, resulting in a large area of ??drought in Nujiang Prefecture in four counties, and brought great difficulties to the farmers’ income, a large area of ??crops crops, Nujiang Prefecture, departments at all levels have a high degree of attention, through the strengthening of the spring land preparation work, the departments concerned to work together to strengthen the 24-hour duty system to ensure drought funding to reserve the necessary materials to implement the administrative responsibility to adjust planting structure, strengthening the Spring production, focusing on water construction work measures, practical fight Good drought tough fight.
arid firmly grabbing the hearts of sugarcane farmers
in Dehong Prefecture in the Irrawaddy water flow is significantly reduced, not as good as in the past, like rushing water. Near rely on the Irrawaddy river villagers anxiously look fragile, the rubber trees planted three years. Longchuan County, based on sugar, less precipitation, continuing drought has touched the hearts of millions of sugarcane farmers, drought not only affect sugarcane growth, but also affect the sugar price, so that the sugar cane farmers worried. For the impact of severe drought, the the Dehong various departments has increased drought intensity of building water conservancy protection and restoration of forest vegetation.the orchestral Zhang Yuju of
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