A paramilitary police officer carries a young girl to safety in Wanzhou, southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFEA paramilitary police officer carries a young girl to safety in Wanzhou, southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A paramilitary police officer carries a young girl to safety in Wanzhou, southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Concerns grow as China braces for more heavy rains and floods

  • Reservoir water level at Three Gorges Dam on Yangtze River has risen by 12 metres in past 10 days and is nearing its maximum, Beijing says
  • Economic cost of annual floods up 11 per cent from last year at US$7.1 billion
Topic |   Natural disasters
A paramilitary police officer carries a young girl to safety in Wanzhou, southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFEA paramilitary police officer carries a young girl to safety in Wanzhou, southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A paramilitary police officer carries a young girl to safety in Wanzhou, southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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