According to information released by Sichuan Leshan Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters, it was recorded by Qingyi River Jiajiang Hydrological Station at 7:30 a.m. on 18 Aug. that flood water level reached 414.2 meters with a peak discharge of 17,000 m3/second, and the 50-year flood is the most severe one after hydrological records were made in 1955.
According to regulations specified in Leshan Emergency Plan for Flood Control (2020-2024), Leshan Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters decided to activate level-I emergency response of flood prevention at 6:00 on 18 Aug.
It is shown in the information released by SCI that affected by the flood, Sichuan Leshan Fuhua Tongda Agro-Chemical Technology Co. Ltd. (Leshan Fuhua) and Sichuan Hebang Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Sichuan Hebang) suspended their production on 18 Aug. with the resumption of production to be advised. As such, supply of glyphosate will decline in a short term.
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