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VIDEO: Chinese pleasure boat demolished after crashing into bridge during massive flooding

PortandTerminal.com, July 10, 2020

 SHAOWU, CHINA – A pleasure boat was destroyed and sank after being washed away by an overflowing river and crashing into a bridge pier in southern China.

The video, filmed in the city of Shaowu in Fujian Province on July 9, shows a pleasure boat floating along an overflowing river caused by recent heavy rainfall and ends up crashing into a pier on a bridge and collapsing.

One person was on the boat when the incident occurred but was rescued without serious injury, reports said.

Flood. Section of raod. Stranded vehicles.

Record rainfall in and around Hubei, the province where Wuhan is located, has disrupted travel, hurt business activity and left millions stranded 

Areas of China and other parts of Asia have been experiencing severe flooding over the past several weeks.

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