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Heavy rain to hit Hubei today

Source: hubei.gov.cn 07/12/2019 17:07:36

The heavy rain is expected to sweep large areas of Hubei Province, including southern Wuhan, eastern Jingzhou, southern Huanggang, Huangshi, Ezhou and Xianning on July 12, local meteorological authorities forecasted.

The cumulative rainfall in the areas will reach 30 mm to 70 mm, with local areas hitting 100 mm to 160 mm. And the maximum one-hour rainfall will be 30 mm to 50 mm.

Heavy rain will also be accompanied by thunderstorms, strong winds and lightning in some of the affected regions.

Efforts of local governments are needed to prevent and control disasters such as mountain torrents and mudslides by carrying out disaster monitoring.

(hubei.gov.cn by Zhang Yawei)