China braced for heavy summer floods as global warming blamed for extreme weather

//China braced for heavy summer floods as global warming blamed for extreme weather

China braced for heavy summer floods as global warming blamed for extreme weather

China is bracing for a heavy flood season with 71 rivers already exceeding warning levels, the state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday, as meteorological authorities warned that global warming is fuelling more extreme weather.Rain in some parts of central and southern China has hit record highs in recent weeks even though overall precipitation is about 10 per cent lower this year compared with last year, according to the Ministry of Water Resources.Water levels on the Yangtze and its…

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