China issues yellow alert for flash floods-Xinhua

China issues yellow alert for flash floods

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-07-05 19:02:30

BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday issued warnings for flash floods in some regions of the country.

Parts of Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Sichuan and Tibet are likely to see flash floods from 8 p.m. Wednesday to 8 p.m. Thursday, according to a yellow alert issued jointly by the Ministry of Water Resources and the China Meteorological Administration.

Local authorities are advised to strengthen real-time monitoring and warning systems for flash floods and make evacuation arrangements.

China has a four-tier color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe warning, followed by orange, yellow and blue.