Envoyé : vendredi 12 avril 2019 06:32
À : Corentin Decaen <;
Objet : RSOE EDIS – Event Report – Flash Flood : [Luohu and Futian districts] Province of Guadong, China, Asia
Importance : Haute


RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service, Budapest, Hungary
Event report

April 12th 2019 04:30 AM – Flash Flood – FF-20190412-67432-CHN

Base information

EDIS Code: FF-20190412-67432-CHN
Event date: April 12th 2019 04:30 AM
Category: Flash Flood
Continent: Asia
Country: China
State: Province of Guadong
Location: [Luohu and Futian districts]
22.54817,114.131764 (WGS84 decimal)

CAP Information

Category: Met - Meteorological (inc. flood)
Urgency: Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Severity: Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Scope: Public - For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Certainty: Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing

Event details

A flash flood in Shenzhen on Thursday night caused by a torrential downpour has led to four deaths, with seven people still missing. Those caught up in the flood were dredging workers who had been cleaning drainage systems in Luohu and Futian districts. The district committees posted details of the incidents and subsequent search and rescue efforts on social media on Friday morning. Twelve staff in Luohu were cleaning an underground drainage pipe at 9.40pm on Thursday when floodwaters rushed in. Four were rescued, while two died. Six are missing, with search and rescue efforts under way, according to Luohu’s emergency management department. The deluge hit four workers in Futian as they were dredging a riverside drain. The district’s emergency management department said one of the workers had been rescued and one was still missing. Two bodies were recovered in Futian this morning.

Event map

Google Maps for the region of the event

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Corentin DECAEN


Foundor of GeoAsia Spécialiste Chine/Japon

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