“Trauma” at the foot of Leshan Giant Buddha can be seen clearly, and the police and civilians are piling sandbags to prepare for a new round of heavy rainfall

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on August 22, according to the information from the flood control and Drought Relief Headquarters of Leshan City, there will be a more obvious rainfall weather process from 23 to 24 in Leshan City, with local heavy rainstorm, and the possibility of exceeding the police in Dadu River, Qingyi River and other rivers is high.

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were injured in the flood.

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were injured in the flood. Before that, on August 18, Leshan suffered a once-in-a-century flood. The flood overtook the toes of Leshan Buddha, which is also a once-in-a-century flood. At present, the body of the world heritage Leshan Giant Buddha is generally safe. However, due to the impact of flood, the additional layer of Chui ash repaired in 2001 has fallen off in a small area. In the photo, the “trauma” at the foot of the Buddha is clearly visible.

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Buddha’s feet are protected by sandbags

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relay more than 2600 bags of sandbags to the platform of Leshan Giant Buddha’s feet at the small Dongtian wharf near the platform of Leshan Giant Buddha’s feet. More than 50 people, including police, volunteers, scenic spots and community workers, relay more than 2600 bags of sandbags to the platform of Leshan Giant Buddha’s feet. A flood dike was built around the foot of Buddha’s feet, hoping to protect the feet from further damage.

relay transport sandbags

it is understood that since August 20, Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has resumed the sale of mountain tour tickets, but has not opened the foot of Buddha Tour route for the time being. In the next step, the scenic spot will also invite cultural relics protection experts to work out a repair plan for the “trauma” of Buddha’s feet and feet.

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relay transport sandbag