Yangtze river disaster overflowed its banks! 56 people died in 1 day | China flood |three gorges dam ~ July 27, 2022


Water levels in more than 60 different rivers have risen above warning levels, forcing more than 1.2 million people to evacuate. Authorities say more than 38,000 houses have collapsed and nearly 880,000 hectares of crops have been damaged. The Chinese government says it has disbursed US$103 million in emergency aid so far to help southern and central provinces deal with flooding. The annual flooding is even greater than usual and the past week has been particularly wet. Changsa, the capital city of Hunan province, has recorded nearly half a meter of rain in a week. much higher than average and close to average can be expected throughout June, July, August and September. Across Hunan, floods have forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate, damaged crops and destroyed homes, causing total direct economic losses of $1.22 billion, the provincial civil office said. #China #threegorgesdam

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