The front is far away, and the rainfall in Tainan is much lower than expected. The South Water Bureau estimates that the total inflow of the three major reservoirs including Zengwen, Wushantou, and Nanhua is less than 1 million metric tons. It makes people sigh "Why did God skip Tainan?"
[Central News Agency] The front is far away, and the rainfall in Tainan is much lower than expected. The South Water Bureau estimates that the total inflow of the three major reservoirs including Zengwen, Wushantou, and Nanhua is less than 1 million tons. Tainan".
Tainan has experienced drought for a long time, and most people have high hopes for this wave of frontal rainfall. Now that the front is far away, the rainfall in Tainan is far below the expected 80 mm. Some people say, "Whether there is a barrier in Tainan, the ground is not even wet."
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According to observations by the Southern District Meteorological Center of the Central Meteorological Administration, the cumulative rainfall in Tainan is 17.5 mm in Guanmiao District, followed by 14 mm in Baihe District and Nanhua District. 3 mm in the northern area, 1 mm in the northern area, and 0.5 mm in the central and western area.
The three major reservoirs including Zengwen, Wushantou and Nanhua remain dry. According to observations by the Southern District Water Resources Bureau of the Water Conservancy Administration, the accumulated rainfall in the catchment area of Zengwen Reservoir was 34.8 mm on the 19th and 20th, 6.8 mm in Wushantou Reservoir, and 6.8 mm in Nanhua Reservoir. The reservoir is 11.9 mm; the total inflow of the Zengwen and Wushantou 2 reservoirs is estimated to be 900,000 tons, and the Nanhua reservoir is 70,000 tons.
According to the data from the Nanhui Water Bureau, Zengwen Reservoir has been ranked 12th in terms of dry water in the past 50 years of operation, and Nanhua Reservoir has been ranked 6th in dry water since it has been in operation for 30 years.
The staff of the South Water Bureau told the Central News Agency reporter today that Zengwen Reservoir is flowing to the connected Wushantou Reservoir, and the water storage rate will drop to 5% on the 24th to supply water for people's livelihood; the spring miscellaneous crops in the Jianan Irrigation District have completed irrigation.
As of 10 a.m. today, Zengwen Reservoir, the largest reservoir in Taiwan, has an effective water storage capacity of 42.22 million tons, with a water storage rate of 8.33%; Wushantou Reservoir has an effective water storage capacity of 48.33 million tons, with a water storage rate of 61.02%; The water storage capacity is 23.44 million tons, and the water storage rate is 26.19%.