The mainland has spent tens of billions of yuan on infrastructure to control flooding over the past two decades, but the investment has not kept pace with the rapid increase in urbanisation. Photo: Xinhua

Flood-prevention management must be improved as global warming changes weather patterns

The devastation in central China over the past week highlights the urgent need to strengthen defences against the fury of nature

Topic |   Extreme weather in China

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The mainland has spent tens of billions of yuan on infrastructure to control flooding over the past two decades, but the investment has not kept pace with the rapid increase in urbanisation. Photo: Xinhua
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