Three Gorges dam in danger: flood number 5 formed, heavy rains lasted upstream | Flood in China

On August 16, the entire area of ​​Sichuan, China, upstream of the Three Gorges dam, was raged by heavy rains. Nearly dozens of towns and cities, including Chengdu, have suffered severe floods. Agricultural land, transport, water storage systems and other infrastructure were damaged to varying degrees, with severe inundation. 31 rivers have water levels above the alarming and guaranteed level, and the second flood of Jialing River in 2020 has formed, putting great pressure on downstream of the Three Gorges.

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