The Meishan Reservoir discharges water in Jinzhai county, East China's Anhui province, July 19, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]
BEIJING -- The main course of the Huaihe River is facing rising flood
risks, as heavy rain is forecast in the region in the next three days,
the Ministry of Emergency Management warned Sunday.
From Monday to Wednesday, strong rain will hit the drainage basin of
the Huaihe River, raising flood risks for the trunk stream as well as
some smaller rivers, the MEM said.
Floods will pose a threat to parts of Shanxi, Henan, Shandong, Anhui
and Jiangsu provinces, while mountain torrents will likely hit parts of
Sichuan and Guizhou provinces, as well as Chongqing municipality, it
The 1,000-km-long Huaihe River is one of China's major waterways,
running through the east of the country between the Yangtze and Yellow
Since June, continuous downpours have lashed large parts of southern
China, and the water in many rivers in the affected regions has exceeded