Super Typhoon Soudelor (International No. 1513) is the 13th named tropical cyclone of the 2015 Pacific typhoon season and the second strongest tropical cyclone in global waters in 2015. The name “Soudelor” was provided by Micronesia and means the legendary chief of the island of Pohnpei.
“Soudelor” was generated in the northwest Pacific Ocean at 20:00 on July 30, and gradually strengthened in intensity, and began to strengthen rapidly on August 2, strengthening into a super typhoon on August 3, then reaching its peak intensity of more than 17 (68m/s); in the early morning of August 8, with a maximum wind force of 15 (50m/s) near the center in It made landfall in Hualien City, Taiwan Province, and again in Putian City, Fujian Province, at 22:00 on the same night with maximum wind force 12 (33m/s) near the center, gradually weakening after entering the interior, weakening to a tropical depression on August 9, and transforming into a temperate cyclone at 17:00 on August 10.
“Soudelor” in China’s Taiwan Province landfall brought heavy rain and wind caused widespread power supply disruptions, as well as at least 8 deaths and 420 injuries; eastern China due to the once-in-a-century rainfall led to floods and landslides, at least 26 people lost their lives and direct economic losses of tens of billions of yuan.
Typhoon “Soudelor” hit China’s southeast coast and neighboring areas, Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Anhui power grid facilities were severely damaged, 10 kV and above lines accumulated 3,345 outages (Fujian 2796, Zhejiang 440, Jiangxi 86, Anhui 23), of which, 500 kV lines 3, 220 kV lines 39, 110 kV lines 54, 35 kV lines 30, 10 kV lines 3219, out of service distribution station area 82099, 458.7 million users.
Fujian’s most severely damaged Putian power grid
Our technicians prepare lamps and lanterns at the front line site in Putian
Cooperate with emergency repair personnel to repair the distribution network
Overnight lifting of utility poles on site
Our service personnel sent the light to the emergency repair site in the Yan Ning district of Putian Hanjiang
Station area public transformer repair-LED work stick
Our technicians on site
Due to the power outage, the repair staff used the universal light to charge the cell phone to ensure smooth communication
Post time: Jul-03-2021