Flood alerts issued, all prepare to tackle heavy rain
Yellow and orange alerts for floods were issued jointly by the Ministry of Water Resources and the National Meteorological Center on August 8. It is also forecasted that flash floods may occur in northern Shanxi, northern Shaanxi and northwest Shanxi and northeast Shaanxi from August 8 to 9.
According to the Ministry of Water Resources, flooding is expected in some sections or tributaries of Haihe River, Yellow River and Pearl River. Precautions should be arranged in advance.
Heavy rain and violent rain are predicted from August 7 to 10 in northwest and northern China. To help tackle the heavy rainfall and flooding, five expert teams from the Ministry of Water Resources were sent to Hebei, Tianjin, Shanxi and Shaanxi to help guide the flood control work.
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