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1998 was a disastrous year that saw unprecedented floods in southern China. The raging water crested river banks, destroyed concrete dykes, leaving thousands of people homeless.
With the intense rain that kept pouring last week in the south, some people worry China would experience another calamity. An expert with the China Meteorological Administration explains the current flood situation and predicts future rainfall.
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