40,000 evacuated from homes as floods peak in China

Shanghai Daily: MORE than 40,000 people in central China's Yellow River area have been evacuated from their homes to safer areas as flood waters peak in Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces. The water flow at Wubu Hydro Station in Wubu County in Yulin City, in Shaanxi, reached 10,600 cubic meters per second on Friday, the highest level since 1989, the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters said. Recent torrential rain has seen water levels rise on the main artery and tributaries of the Yellow River's......

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