Photos | After the typhoon
News source:hiHainan / By Chen Shumin / 10 15,2020 23:23:00 / others

Several counties and cities in Hainan’s east were battered by strong winds and heavy rains from Typhoon Nangka early this week. Below are some inspiring images and stories to emerge in the aftermath of Nangka.
 
A huge Banyan tree fell on Datong Road, Haikou City, knocking down a lady riding an electric bike on Oct. 13. A dozen men and women rushed over to lift the tree and rescue the injured lady. Police soon arrived and assisted her transfer to a hospital.
 

(Nanguo Metropolis Daily)
(A screen grab from a video taken by a passerby)


A 5-year-old girl fell into a coma after being electrocuted by a live cable in Xiaongrong Village on Oct. 13. A quick-thinking passerby used his umbrella to remove the cable from the girl. Luckily, she is said to be recovering well.

(Wang Tianyu)


Flooding outside the main gate of Haikou No. 20 Primary School stopped students in their tracks on Oct. 14. Guards from a nearby hospital came with an inflatable boat and helped the students get to class on time.

 (Haikou No. 20 Primary School)
 (Haikou No. 20 Primary School)


In Qionghai City, where Nangka made landfall late Oct. 13, public security and traffic police patrolled major roads and intersections. They cleared fallen trees and dislodged vehicles stuck in waterlogged areas, and kept the traffic moving as smoothly as possible.
 


(New Hainan App)
(New Hainan App)


Roads around Haikou were inundated. To respond to emergencies, extra Haikou police were deployed on Oct. 13-14. The officers assisted whenever and wherever they could, including pushing vehicles that had broken down.

(Hinews)
(Hinews)


Unfazed by the terrible weather, “kuaidi” deliverymen were on the move around Haikou. The brave men focused only on ensuring customers got their foods and goods on time. Some were seen pushing their broken electric bikes along flooded roads, while others ran in the downpour.

(Liu Sunmou)
(Liu Sunmou)
(Liu Sunmou)

(Liu Sunmou)
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