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China issues orange alert for mountain torrents

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Beijing, June 13 (Ajit Weekly News) China’s Ministry of Water Resources and the China Meteorological Administration issued alerts for mountain torrents.

From 8 p.m. Sunday to 8 p.m. Monday, parts of Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous region will be prone to mountain torrent disasters, according to a yellow alert jointly issued by the authorities.

The agencies advised local authorities to strengthen real-time monitoring and flood warnings amid measures to brace for evacuation, Xinhua news agency reported.

China has a four-tier, colour-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe warning, followed by orange, yellow, and blue.

–Ajit Weekly News

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