A flood warning station in Wuhan is partially submerged by the Yangtze River. Photo: Tom WangA flood warning station in Wuhan is partially submerged by the Yangtze River. Photo: Tom Wang
A flood warning station in Wuhan is partially submerged by the Yangtze River. Photo: Tom Wang

Covid-19 and now floods: Wuhan, first epicentre of the pandemic, braces again

  • Having weathered one major storm in 2020, in the form of an unprecedented health crisis, the central Chinese city faces another
  • Local residents and officials batten down the hatches as heavy rainfall swells the Yangtze River
Topic |   Extreme weather in China
A flood warning station in Wuhan is partially submerged by the Yangtze River. Photo: Tom WangA flood warning station in Wuhan is partially submerged by the Yangtze River. Photo: Tom Wang
A flood warning station in Wuhan is partially submerged by the Yangtze River. Photo: Tom Wang
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