ZHENGZHOU, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- China's Yellow River is undergoing its sixth flood of the year due to continuous rainfall, the Yellow River Conservancy Commission, within the Ministry of Water Resources, said on Tuesday.
photo taken on July 21, 2020 shows the Liujiaxia rservoir discharging
floodwater in Linxia Hui Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Gansu
Province. (Photo: Xinhua)
The commission issued a blue alert for flooding, asking local governments along the Yellow River, China's second-longest, to continue monitoring the situation.
China has a four-tier, color-coded warning system for flooding, with red representing the most severe, followed by orange, yellow, and blue.