Upstream dams have been told to ease as much pressure as possible on the Three Gorges Dam. Photo: Xinhua
Upstream dams have been told to ease as much pressure as possible on the Three Gorges Dam. Photo: Xinhua

China on alert for Yangtze River flooding as storms close in

  • Water resources minister urges dams in upper reaches to ease as much pressure as possible on downstream areas still recovering from last month’s inundation
  • Residents in Shaanxi province told to move to higher ground amid threat of flash floods

Upstream dams have been told to ease as much pressure as possible on the Three Gorges Dam. Photo: Xinhua
Upstream dams have been told to ease as much pressure as possible on the Three Gorges Dam. Photo: Xinhua
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