Sudden blizzard!2,000 tourists stranded!Official Bulletin


Snow falls in Kunming, Southwest China’s Yunnan province, Feb. 2, 2019.According to the pictures provided by netizens, the parking lot of Jiaozi Mountain scenic spot was covered with snow, and there were many cars with snow on their roofs.On the way down, many tourists walked in the snow.How many tourists went up the mountain?How are they doing?On the evening of February 2, the reporter contacted Xing Kaichao, deputy general manager of Kunming Jiaozi Mountain Tourism Development Co., LTD., and learned that as of 2330 xu, there are about 30 or 40 tourists left in the jiaozi Snow Mountain tourist center are waiting for the bus ferry, after deicing snow removal, the bus is currently starting.Xing told reporters that on February 2, about 4,000 people visited jiaozi Snow Mountain scenic area.At 13 o ‘clock that day, jiaozi snow mountain snow gradually big up.Kunming Jiaozi Mountain Tourism Development Co., Ltd. immediately activated the emergency plan for extreme weather, closed the mountain tourist passage, and organized personnel to evacuate the existing tourists on the mountain.According to the introduction, by 15 o ‘clock, snow has been very big.The snow caused the roads to freeze, and the slippery roads made it impossible for the ferry cars to ferry safely in time.Subsequently, the company quickly contacted the public security police, health and medical teams and other forces to ensure the evacuation work.At the same time, timely for tourists to prepare warm ginger soup, guide tourists into the tourism station in order to queue up for the bus;Continue to report the traffic situation and do a good job of explanation and comfort work, arrange the elderly and children to go down the mountain first, do a good job of ticket refund and a series of tourist appeals and requirements.”The snow was so heavy in the afternoon that the snow covered up to 1,900 meters above sea level.Although we promptly activated the plan and organized staff to de-ice and remove snow from the road, the snow kept falling and the progress of de-icing and removing snow was relatively slow.”Xing said that as of about 23:30, there were still 30 or 40 passengers waiting for a shuttle bus to take them to the hotel in the town.After de-icing and snow removal, the ferry was now in operation and the rest of the passengers were safely down the mountain.”The sudden heavy snow stranded passengers on the mountain.We promptly activated the plan, and many passengers volunteered to help us maintain order and help rescue efforts.It made everyone feel very warm.”Xing said that all tourists are safe, and the scenic spot has been devoting all efforts to road protection, tourist transportation, order maintenance and logistics support.At 18:44 PM on February 2, kunming Jiaozi Mountain tourism official account announced that the scenic spot will be temporarily closed from February 3, and the subsequent opening date will be determined by weather conditions.▲ Screenshot of announcement The announcement said:Due to the recent consecutive cool snow, scenic roads, road snow ice thicker, in order to ensure that the masses of tourists friends holiday travel safer, before a trip, please note to check the weather forecast in advance or scenic spot report information, temporarily closed to know in advance if there is a highway, the scenic area the temporary closure, such as BBS or temporarily closed plank road delays, remember to drive safely,Follow the management of the scenic spot to ensure safe sightseeing!And advance booking, off-peak travel.At 3am on February 3rd, the Publicity department of Luquan Yi and Miao Autonomous County Committee of the Communist Party of China released a report on the Situation of Tourists stranded in Jiaozi Snow Mountain Scenic spot on February 2nd, which said: The jiaozi Snow Mountain scenic spot welcomed a peak of tourists on February 2nd, receiving 4334 tourists on that day.At about 14:00, heavy snow suddenly fell in jiaozi Snow Mountain scenic spot, and about 20 kilometers of road from Xiapingzi to Xinshan Pass was blocked by ferry vehicles inside the scenic spot due to snow, resulting in about 2,000 tourists stranded in Xiapingzi.After receiving the report, luquan County Party Committee and the county government immediately launched an emergency plan, requiring jiaozi Mountain scenic spot to immediately stop selling tickets and release the closure of the scenic spot.The transport road from Sifang Jing to Xinshan Pass was immediately opened. Meanwhile, personnel evacuation and transport work was carried out to distribute meal bags, provide hot water and warm items to tourists.Organize 14 restaurants and 38 hotels in Zhuanlong Town to provide accommodation for tourists.As of 2 o ‘clock in the morning of February 3, the stranded tourists have all moved to the New mountain pass and below.Due to the slippery road from Xinshan Pass to Zhuanlong section, the traffic speed is slow, as of press time, there are still some vehicles in the xinshan pass to Zhuanlong town.The tourists transferred to Zhuanlong Town have been properly accommodated.At present, no casualties, emergency response work orderly progress.Luquan county will continue to take effective measures to ensure the safe and orderly transfer of every tourist.Full text of the notice ⬇️ February 2 jiaozi Snow Mountain scenic spot tourists stranded incident on February 2, jiaozi snow Mountain scenic spot ushered in the peak of tourists, received 4334 people on the day.At about 14:00, heavy snow suddenly fell in jiaozi Snow Mountain scenic spot, and about 20 kilometers of road from Xiapingzi to Xinshan Pass was blocked by ferry vehicles inside the scenic spot due to snow, resulting in about 2,000 tourists stranded in Xiapingzi.After receiving the report, luquan County Party Committee and the county government immediately launched an emergency plan, requiring jiaozi Mountain scenic spot to immediately stop selling tickets and release the closure of the scenic spot.Provincial and municipal leaders attached great importance to it and immediately made instructions. The main leaders of the provincial cultural and tourism Department, the main leaders of the municipal government and leaders in charge rushed to the scene to dispatch and command.Rate of main leaders of the county, the county government, county public security bureau, county brigade bureau, county emergency department and other relevant departments at the county level for the first time to the scene emergency disposal, establishment of road bao tong group, medical rescue team, market supervision, tourist transportation, logistics group, emergency rescue team, etc. Eight working group to carry out the snow removal, stranded travelers check, channel, transshipment and subsequent placement and other emergency work.Luquan emergency coordination and organization of more than 180 police officers, county-level departments, Zhuanlong Town, Wumeng township emergency teams and staff more than 350 people involved in the on-site emergency response work.Snowplows and loaders were quickly mobilized to carry out snow removal operations, and the transfer road from Sifang Jing to Xinshan Pass was immediately opened. At the same time, personnel evacuation and transfer work was carried out, and meal bags were distributed to tourists, and hot water and warm items were provided.Organize 14 restaurants and 38 hotels in Zhuanlong Town to provide accommodation for tourists.The majority of tourists actively support the on-site emergency response work.As of 2 a.m. on February 3, all the stranded tourists have been moved to Shinshan Pass and below.Due to the slippery road from Xinshan Pass to Zhuanlong section, the traffic speed is slow, as of press time, there are still some vehicles in the xinshan pass to Zhuanlong town.The tourists transferred to Zhuanlong Town have been properly accommodated.At present, no casualties, emergency response work orderly progress.Luquan county will continue to take effective measures to ensure the safe and orderly transfer of every tourist.Source: Chuncheng Evening News, Kai Ping News, CPC Luquan Yi and Miao Autonomous County Party Committee Publicity Department On duty editor: YL

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