21 killed after bus carrying students crashes into lake amid widespread flooding in China At least 21 people were killed when a bus carrying students to their annual college entrance exam plunged into a lake in southwest China on Tuesday, authorities and state media said. China fears more devastating floods as Yangtze River’s levels rise againRiver nears crest, threatening further damage from seasonal floods that have been especially severe this year. China flood alert at highest despite key dam's safety assuranceEstimated damages at $9.2bn and 24m evacuees hinder COVID recovery China blows up dam in eastern Anhui province to ease flood riskDam blown up to relieve flood pressure as heavy rains continue to swell rivers in central and eastern China. China floods and Japan downpour blamed on Indian Ocean hot spotStalled high-pressure system leaves seasonal monsoon front stuck in place China blasts dam to release floodwaters as death toll rises | The Japan TimesWater levels on many rivers, including the mighty Yangtze, have been unusually high this year because of torrential rains. China blows up dam on Yangtze river tributary to ease floodingExplosives used to destroy Chu river dam in central Anhui province in bid to bring water levels down China blasts dam to release floodwaters as death toll risesBEIJING (AP) — Authorities in central China blasted a dam Sunday to release surging waters behind it amid widespread flooding across the country that has claimed scores of lives. State... Dam blasted to release floodwaters as death toll rises in ChinaWater levels on many rivers, including the mighty Yangtze, have been unusually high this year because of torrential rains Why are the floods so severe in China this year?Climate change and developments that have reduced the size of freshwater lakes have contributed, according to experts. New floods feared as China's mighty Yangtze nears crest again | The Japan TimesEngorged with more heavy rains, China’s mighty Yangtze River is cresting again, bringing fears of further destruction as seasonal floods that already have Floods kill 14 in China as water peaks at Three Gorges DamBEIJING (AP) — At least 14 people have died in the latest round of seasonal rains and flooding in southern China, as soldiers and workers built makeshift barriers with sandbags and rocks Saturday... Concerns grow as China braces for more heavy rains and floodsReservoir water level at Three Gorges Dam on Yangtze River has risen by 12 metres in past 10 days and is nearing its maximum, Beijing says. China: At least 14 dead as Yangtze river rises 50ft above flood levelCommunities along the Yangtze - the country's longest river - have been the worst affected by the annual monsoon season. China's Wuhan declares red alert as floods disrupt supply chainsThe central Chinese city of Wuhan and the provinces of Anhui, Jiangxi and Zhejiang declared red alerts on Friday as heavy rain threatened to swell rivers and lakes and bring more disruption across the countryside and to global commerce. China warns of 'stronger flood' as Three Gorges Dam faces swellEconomists flag 'imminent risk' from waters despite economy's steady recovery China's mighty Yangtze nears crest again, new floods fearedBEIJING (AP) — Engorged with more heavy rains, China’s mighty Yangtze River is cresting again, bringing fears of further destruction. The seasonal floods that already have left 141 people dead or... China floods force rural towns and villages to recall migrant workersIn rural China, authorities are pleading for migrant workers to return home and fight devastating floodwaters, as the nation’s massive urbanisation push has resulted in 848 million people living in cities, emptying out many rural villages. China warns of more floods as Yangtze stays above warning levelsHeavy rain expected for next 10 days, undermining recovery from pandemic Residents at China's giant lake unfazed as rainfall breaks recordsAround one of China's biggest freshwater lakes, residents said they were confident they could fend off this year's floods, even as rainfall continues to break records. Record floods raise questions about China's Three Gorges DamAs China counts the costs of its most punishing flood season in more than three decades, the role played by the massive and controversial Three Gorges Dam - designed to help tame the Yangtze river - has come under fresh scrutiny. 'Grim': China battles record flooding after torrential downpoursDozens already reported dead as rivers burst their banks after days of heavy rain with more forecast. China floods test limits of country still reeling from coronavirusWeeks of torrential rains have caused the worst flooding in China in recent decades, destroying the homes and livelihoods of millions of people as the country struggles to revive an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Yangtze flood passes peak in eastern China but no time to relaxCommunities on the river delta in Jiangxi province continue to sandbag against further flooding. In Pictures: China faces worst floods in 30 yearsAs many as 33 rivers rise to record highs as regions across the country brace for another 'grim' week of rains. China raises flood alert to second highest levelAreas of southern and central China have been hit by heavy flooding, leaving millions of people stranded China on highest flood alert as 38m people evacuatedEarly torrential rains raise fears that Three Gorges Dam might overflow China says 33 rivers hit record levels as floods situation remains 'grim'As many as 33 rivers in China have risen to their highest levels in history during the current wave of floods, a senior water ministry official said on Monday, as regions across the country brace for another "grim" week of torrential rain. China floods: 'wartime' measures brought in to tackle worst deluge in decadesThirty-three rivers break water level records as relief funds criticised as too low China raises flood alert to second highest levelChina raised its flood response alert on Sunday to the second highest level as heavy rain battered regions along the Yangtze River, with the eastern provinces of Jiangsu and Jiangxi among the worst hit, state media reported. Sleepless nights on China’s dykes as floods hit 34 million peopleThousands of ‘watchers’ like Wu Shengsong monitor riverbanks and dykes for signs of breaches. Millions in southern China face floods caused by heavy rainsNearly 34 million people affected by torrential downpours which have caused widespread disruption in the country. China's southern Jiangxi declares highest flood alertJiangxi province in southern China issued its highest flood warning on Saturday, predicting a big overflow from a lake on the Yangtze River as torrential rain continues to batter much of the country, state media said. Saved from the floodwaters: Chinese village in path of Yangtze delugeThe South China Morning Post joins a rescue boat in flood-hit Jiangxi province where 20,000 people are stranded. First it was battered by the coronavirus, and now Wuhan braces for floodsHaving weathered one major storm in 2020, in the form of an unprecedented health crisis, the central Chinese city faces another. China’s massive floods move east, battering communities along Yangtze RiverIntense downpours hit areas already struggling after coronavirus with more rain expected in coming days. Bus plunges into reservoir in China, 21 deadA bus carrying students to an exam plunged into a reservoir in China on Tuesday after making a sudden swerve across five other lanes of traffic, leaving 21 dead and 16 injured, a video on state media showed. In flooded China town, students cling to tractors to get to college entrance examStill reeling from the coronavirus, China’s heartland now faces deadly floods. Bus carrying students en route to exam plunges into lake in south-west China, killing 21Footage shows vehicle veering into oncoming traffic before crashing through barrier Wuhan residents told to stay indoors again as city hit by record rainCity at centre of coronavirus outbreak faces new crisis as China suffers weeks of flooding China’s flood defence network put to test as it braces for more stormsAlmost 20 million people living along the Yangtze River have been affected since late May, with at least 121 killed or missing. Two dead and 16 taken to hospital after bus crashes into reservoirCity bus lost control and crossed to other side of the road before crashing, according to Guizhou fire department report. Bus carrying Chinese high school students falls into lake, killing at least 21The bus plowed through a guardrail and veered into Hongshan Lake in Guizhou province about noon local time, emergency management officials said.