Yangtze flooding warning

Shanghai: Navigation along China’s longest river, the Yangtze, is proving difficult as the year’s largest floods hit home yesterday.

The water volume flowing into the Three Gorges Dam increased to 54,500 cu m per second on Thursday from 46,000 cu m per second on Wednesday, increasing the dam's water level by 2 m, according to data released by the China Three Gorges Corporation.

According to the latest weather forecast released by the National Meteorological Center, parts of central and eastern China are expected to be hit by continuous rainstorms in the coming week.  [06/07/12]

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