China issues warning for mountain floods, geological disasters

Beijing: China today issued a warning for mountain floods for the next two days in some parts of the country and warned of high risks of unspecified geological disasters in the western Yunnan province, officials said. The floods are expected to hit the southeastern part of Tibet autonomous region, the eastern part of Guangdong and in particular the western part of Yunnan, according to a statement issued by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the Ministry of Water Resources.

The weather authorities advised close monitoring and precautions, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Meanwhile, a separate statement issued by the Ministry of Land and Resources and the CMA warned of high risks of unspecified geological disasters in western Yunnan from this night to tomorrow night. Heavy rain has been lashing south China since last week.

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