News for china flood 2012 China warns of severe floods this year

News for china flood 2012 China warns of severe floods this year

News for china flood 2012 China warns of severe floods this year

News for china flood 2012 China warns of severe floods this year

The flood and the National Space Development Agency of drought prevention, warns that heavy floods are more likely to occur this year due to a significant increase in precipitation, according to media reports Sunday.

Floods can cause major damage this year, and the possibility of huge floods along the rivers in the country can not be excluded, in the office of flood and drought headquarters of the state summoned to the daily report of relief.

Flooding along the tributaries of the Yangtze River, the longest river in China, is a very dangerous level during the flood season is underway, the report said, citing Wu Daoxi, the responsible official of the Yangtze River floods and drought prevention of the Office.

News for china flood 2012 China warns of severe floods this year

The water level in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze 1-3 meters higher than the historical average, Wu said.

The Yangtze valley was beaten last big flood in 1998. The possibility of a major flood is much higher now, said Wu.

Severe flooding is likely along Huaihai river, a major water central China, the report quoted Zhang Jiatuan deputy head of the state flood control and drought in the office that day.

The report said that the level of precipitation likely is more than 20 women and 50 percent above normal levels near the northeast corner of Huaihai River and the Yellow River valley in the summer.