18 fatalities, 36 missing after flash flood hits Qinghai, China

18 fatalities, 36 missing after flash flood hits Qinghai, China

The death toll from destructive flash flooding in northwest China’s Qinghai Province has reached 18 and there are 36 people still missing, local officials said late August 18 (LT). This is up from 4 fatalities and 27 missing reported earlier today.

Three Gorges dam facing most severe floods since it was built, China

Three Gorges dam facing most severe floods since it was built, China

Authorities in China's Hubei province say the Three Gorges Dam is facing the most severe floods since it was built. By August 20, the Three Gorges Dam in central China’s Hubei Province is expected to see the most severe round of floods since it was…