HEFEI, July 11 (Xinhua) -- More than 4,200 people have been removed after flood-hit dykes of a river in Anhui Province suffered breaches, the local government said Sunday.
|Rainstorms have disrupted the lives of more than 2 million people in 29 counties |
across Anhui Province since July 8.(Photo: china.org.cn)
Bainian river that flows across Anqing and Tongcheng cities reported five minor dyke breaches between 10 a.m.to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, forcing the evacuation.
The people have been sent to safe places and no casualties have been reported so far, according to the flood-control and drought-relief headquarters of Anhui.
Water levels in some rivers and lakes have exceeded the warning lines since July 8 when heavy rains began to pound the province.
Rainstorms have disrupted the lives of more than 2 million people in 29 counties across Anhui, forcing more than 8,100 residents to be removed to safe places.