27,397 residents in Tonglu County evacuated after Xin’an River Reservoir discharges floodwater


Evacuated residents walk into a hotel which was converted into a relocation site in Tonglu County, east China’s Zhejiang Province, July 8, 2020. Some areas in Tonglu have been inundated since the Xin’an River Reservoir, an important flood control project in the upper reaches of the Qiantang River, started discharging floodwater on Tuesday due to heavy downpours. A total of 27,397 residents in the county have been evacuated. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)


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