The Yellow River is likely to flood this year, warned China Meteorological Administration on June 16, 2008. Rainfall is expected to increase by 20 to 50 percent compared with previous years. The last flood in the Yellow River occurred back in 1982. “The flood situation is very severe due to dangerous reservoirs and hidden safety crises,” said China Meteorological Administration. The Yellow River is China’s second largest with 5,464 km in lengths.
Source: Xinhua, June 16, 2008