Reservoir collapse in China

According to local media, the flood caused by the collapse of the eastern wall of the reservoir in the east of China, in the rural areas killed at least 10 people.

Reservoir collapse in China

29-meter high wall of the reservoir, Zhejiang Province, collapsed Aug. 10, 2012. According to the newspaper China Daily, the incident coincided with heavy rains after the typhoon "Haiku" was held in the region. Published data on 10 victims, however, differ from another source — the news agency Xinhua, according to which 11 people were killed and 27 wounded.

Reservoir collapse in China

Local authorities report that the village Senzyaken where the crash occurred, was not a direct link. According to preliminary estimates, the flood caused by a collapse, a large area of the village was flooded, affecting 80 families and destroyed a third of the buildings. "Haiku", claimed the lives of a few, continues to cause heavy rains in eastern China.

Reservoir collapse in China

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