Live: Rainstorm yellow alert issued as incessant downpours continue in S. China直击南方多地洪涝汛情

China’s national observatory issued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Friday as incessant downpours continued. China’s Yangtze River saw its second flood of the year in its upper reaches on Friday morning after days of torrential rainfall. Chinese authorities have devoted all-out efforts to combat the rain and flooding.

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The Yangtze or Yangzi is the longest river in Asia, the third-longest in the world and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It rises at Jari Hill in the Tanggula Mountains and flows 6,300 km in a generally easterly direction to the East China Sea.

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