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China raises flood response to second-highest level

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China raises flood response to second-highest levelBEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) on Sunday raised the emergency response for flood control to Level II, the second-highest in the response system, as heavy downpours continued to lash vast stretches of the country. Since July 4,...
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China ramped up rescue work as authorities raised the country's flood response alert to the second highest level on Sunday (July 12). Flooding in Poyang pushed water levels of Lake Poyang, China's biggest freshwater lake, to above 22.52 metres (74 feet), a historical high and well above the alert...

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