Heavy rainfall escalates power of Hukou Waterfall

2018-07-13 10:12 GMT+8

1 / 3   Due to the recent heavy rainfall on the upper stream of the Yellow River, the water volume of Hukou Waterfall surged on Thursday. As a result, the color of the water has darkened and its flow has become more powerful, creating a formidable view. /Xinhua Photo


2 / 3   While it’s become a tourist attraction, there are also fears of probable flooding as local officials will order a shutdown of the scenic area each year when the maximum peak goes beyond the annual standard. /Xinhua Photo


3 / 3   Located at the intersection of north China’s Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces, Hukou Waterfall is the second largest waterfall in China and the largest yellowish waterfall in the world. /Xinhua Photo

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