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Biggest flood in Three Gorges Dam history forces 100,000 in southwest China to flee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The torrential rainfall that has lashed Sichuan Province over the past week has resulted in a flood so massive that 100,000 people have been evacuated, World Heritage Site...

Record-shattering Sichuan floods to hammer China's Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Massive rains pounding Chongqing and much of Sichuan Province over the past few days have led to record-setting floods and alerts and are generating the highest inflow int...

Sichuan hit by China's biggest flood in 70 years, Three Gorges downstream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sichuan Province, which sits on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, on Monday (Aug. 17) braced for some of the worst flooding seen in over 70 years, likely to bring th...

China facing food shortage after months of flooding, infestations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping's call for an end to food waste is a sign that the communist country is facing a shortage of grains and pork after months of flooding, inse...

Flooding in China's Sichuan to dump more water on Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Three Gorges Dam is likely to see its fourth flood this year, as torrential rain has ravaged the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in Sichuan Province this week. F...

Exclusive: Satellite images show Chinese cities flooded by Yangtze River

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of some of the worst flooding China has witnessed in decades both above and below the Three Gorges Dam along the Yangtze River, Taiwan News has obtained satell...

Videos show extensive flooding in China's Xi'an

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ancient walled city of Xi'an appears to be the latest victim of the massive flooding that has ravaged much of China over the past two months. At 3 p.m. on Thurs...

China floods affect 54.8 million people, inflict US$20 billion in losses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The massive floods which have ravaged China over the past two months have inflicted a heavy toll on the communist country in terms of property damage and direct economic l...

'No. 3 Flood' strikes China's Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China announced that the third flood of the year hit the vaunted Three Gorges Dam on Sunday (July 26) and that it will peak on Tuesday (July 28). On Sunday, China's...

Video shows devastating impact if China's Three Gorges Dam collapses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video showing the consequences of a catastrophic failure of the Three Gorges Dam has quickly gone viral on social media. According to Chinese government statistics, 4...

China admits Three Gorges Dam 'deformed' by flood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Saturday (July 18) reported that the vaunted Three Gorges Dam experienced "displacement, seepage, and deformation" as it was hit with the "No. 2 Fl...

Video shows dam open all 14 floodgates in E. China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (July 22) showing a dam in eastern China's Anhui Province opening all 14 of its flood gates, flooding tens of thousands of acres of farmlan...