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
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

Topic |   Extreme weather in China
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
Upstream dams have been told to ease as much pressure as possible on the Three Gorges Dam. Photo: Xinhua
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