China ramps up flood response

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 level of 19.50 metres (64 feet). - REUTERS

Published: 13 Jul 2020