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China: Flood: 2002/08/25 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/08/25
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline The 7.5 million people of the central Chinese city of Wuhan are bracing themselves for the peak of a flood surge from the Yangtze River.Water levels in Lake Dongting - 180 kilometres (120 miles) upstream - were slowly receding on Sunday, but Wuhan officials feared their city could become the next danger zone as the flood peak rolled its way.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC news 2002/08/27
A flood crest passed by the large industrial town of Wuhan without incident.

BBC news 2002/08/25
Flood surge heads for Wuhan