North China threatens the strongest in the last twenty years flood

August 11, 2013. At the border with Russia, Heilongjiang Province / Northeast China / expected strong over the past twenty years flood. This is today Xinhua reported.

According to the agency, now the water level in the river Nenjiang exceeded the norm by 1.62 meters. For this reason, the authorities announced "orange" alert level. In the PRC adopted a four-level warning system for natural disasters, in which the level of risk is indicated in blue, yellow, orange and red.

According to the National Meteorological Center of China in the next three days in the north and north-east of China will remain "tense situation". In the period from Sunday to Tuesday in the north and north-east of the country, as well as in the south-western provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan expected abundant precipitation.

Source: ITAR-TASS

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