An area near Poyang Lake in central China is flooded following torrential rains since last month. Photo: AFPAn area near Poyang Lake in central China is flooded following torrential rains since last month. Photo: AFP
An area near Poyang Lake in central China is flooded following torrential rains since last month. Photo: AFP

China fears more devastating floods as Yangtze River’s levels rise again

  • River nears crest, threatening further damage from seasonal floods that have been especially severe this year
  • Waterways breaking their banks and reports of a record rate of flow in the reservoir behind the upstream Three Gorges Dam

Topic |   Climate change
An area near Poyang Lake in central China is flooded following torrential rains since last month. Photo: AFPAn area near Poyang Lake in central China is flooded following torrential rains since last month. Photo: AFP
An area near Poyang Lake in central China is flooded following torrential rains since last month. Photo: AFP
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