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Climate change: severe flooding expected

China’s authorities have issued a warning of severe flooding during the upcoming wet season. The north and south of the People’s Republic could be hit as hard as last year, reports the National Climate Center. Last year, some regions experienced torrential rains and flooding of entire cities. Hundreds of people died. Larger areas of arable land were flooded (China.Table reported). According to China’s National Climate Institute, this year’s floods will be “relatively worse” and “more extreme” than the historical average, Bloomberg reports.

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