China, where torrential rains since June have raised the water of major rivers well above safe levels, is now bracing for Typhoon Hagupit, which is expected to slam a swath of the east coast tonight.
H/T: Nikkei Asian Review
The National Meteorological Center has issued a yellow alert, the second-lowest on a four-color scale. The move requires authorities in Shanghai and neighboring provinces such as Zhejiang and Anhui to go into crisis management mode.
You won’t believe this, but Typhoon #Hagupit is heading for a direct hit on Eastern #China. Could we see more flooding on the #YangtzeRiver river that would put stress on the #ThreeGorgesDam?? pic.twitter.com/VN5Oiz4VFg— Simulation Warlord🇺🇸 (@zerosum24) August 4, 2020
Taiwan Formosa Weather Broadcast:— Taiwan Formosa Club 🌐 (@taiwanformosan) August 2, 2020
This Satellite image shows the most updated typhoon impact on China will bypass Taiwan and hit right onto Shanghai before 4th Aug. this coming week. pic.twitter.com/DWVRjw5XoL
JUST IN: Based on the satellite imagery, Typhoon #Hagupit (formerly #DindoPH) has made landfall in the county-level city of Yueqing in Zhejian Province, China.— Matthew S. Cuyugan (@MSCuyugan_WX) August 3, 2020
This is the first tropical cyclone & typhoon to make landfall in the province, since Typhoon #Lekima on August 9, 2019. pic.twitter.com/X1Cx3vDUAz
China is facing the fourth typhoon of this year, Hagupit, which is hitting the eastern and southern parts of Zhejiang province following heavy rain pic.twitter.com/6cH7ornojS— ANews (@anewscomtr) August 4, 2020
OMG, Come to catch fish on the street!!— USBpendrive & charger promotional gifts Annie Chin (@qinlove79) August 4, 2020
After a heavy heavy rain, all fish comes out from reservoirs.
This is bonus from the god!
Is there a such horrible flood in your hometown?#heavyrain #bigfish #amazingworld #summer #Hubei #inundation #flood #Chinaflood pic.twitter.com/xaYiP0yVaY
The main flow of the #YangtzeRiver in #China remains well above its flood warning level.— China in Focus - NTD (@ChinaInFocusNTD) August 2, 2020
On Friday, Anhui province's Hydrology Bureau continued to issue red-level #flood warnings, with more than 30 rivers and lakes surpassing their flood alert levels. pic.twitter.com/voz8eDJRUv
Simulation of the collapse of the Three Gorges Dam in China & it’s potential downstream damage during flood season.— Louie [BTC] (@LouPalumbo) August 3, 2020
Video went viral on Chinese social media.
On Aug 2, Chinese dissident Miles Guo said that the collapse of the Three Gorges Dam was almost imminent. pic.twitter.com/M1qm19uRJq