Water flows out of the dam on the Chu River after its demolition. Photo: HandoutWater flows out of the dam on the Chu River after its demolition. Photo: Handout
Water flows out of the dam on the Chu River after its demolition. Photo: Handout

China blows up dam on Yangtze tributary to ease flood risk

  • The authorities in Anhui province demolished the barrier on the Chu river as water levels started to rise
  • Flooding in China has affected more than 24 million people and left over 140 dead or missing

Topic |   Climate change
Water flows out of the dam on the Chu River after its demolition. Photo: HandoutWater flows out of the dam on the Chu River after its demolition. Photo: Handout
Water flows out of the dam on the Chu River after its demolition. Photo: Handout
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