The Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan province has come under threat from rising floodwaters. Photo: XinhuaThe Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan province has come under threat from rising floodwaters. Photo: Xinhua
The Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan province has come under threat from rising floodwaters. Photo: Xinhua

100,000 Chinese evacuated as Yangtze River floods threaten World Heritage Site

  • Floodwater rises above the toes of the Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan province for the first time in more than 70 years
  • Water inflows at Three Gorges Dam expected to hit record highs on Wednesday

Topic |   China Society
The Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan province has come under threat from rising floodwaters. Photo: XinhuaThe Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan province has come under threat from rising floodwaters. Photo: Xinhua
The Leshan Giant Buddha in Sichuan province has come under threat from rising floodwaters. Photo: Xinhua
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