CHINA Yellow River hydrological workers stick to their posts

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Yellow River hydrological workers stick to their posts

Xinhua

14:05, January 23, 2020

Staff members of Toudaoguai hydrologic station walk on the frozen surface of the Yellow River in Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius. (Photos: Xinhua)

Staff members of Toudaoguai hydrologic station dig a hole on the frozen surface of the Yellow River in Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

Shen Guoting (front), chief of Toudaoguai hydrologic station, measures water level of the Yellow River in Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

Staff members of Toudaoguai hydrologic station walk on the frozen surface of the Yellow River in Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

Staff members of Toudaoguai hydrologic station install a hydrometric propeller at Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

Staff members paste couplets at Toudaoguai hydrologic station in Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 19, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

Staff members of Toudaoguai hydrologic station unfreeze tools with hot water in Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

Shen Guoting (L), chief of Toudaoguai hydrologic station, measures water level of the Yellow River in Tuoketuo County, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2020. Although the Yellow River has entered its frozen period, hydrological workers here still stuck to their posts. They usually start their work before daybreak in the temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius.

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