Water gushes from the Three Gorges reservoir on the Yangtze River in Hubei last week. Photo: XinhuaWater gushes from the Three Gorges reservoir on the Yangtze River in Hubei last week. Photo: Xinhua
Water gushes from the Three Gorges reservoir on the Yangtze River in Hubei last week. Photo: Xinhua

China’s flood defence network put to the test as it braces for more storms

  • Almost 20 million people living along the Yangtze River have been affected since late May, with at least 121 killed or missing
  • Engineer says if severe flooding, torrential rain persist it’s unclear how effective the dams will be

Topic |   Climate change
Water gushes from the Three Gorges reservoir on the Yangtze River in Hubei last week. Photo: XinhuaWater gushes from the Three Gorges reservoir on the Yangtze River in Hubei last week. Photo: Xinhua
Water gushes from the Three Gorges reservoir on the Yangtze River in Hubei last week. Photo: Xinhua
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