China issues disaster alerts

Beijing—China’s meteorological authority on Thursday warned central, southwest and northwest regions of possible geological disasters.
Parts of Hubei, Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan, Tibet, Shaanxi, and Xinjiang should brace for potential geological disasters from Thursday night to Friday night, as heavy rain has been forecast, according to a statement issued by the National Meteorological Center (NMC).
The NMC warned that floods and mountain torrents were highly likely in parts of Hubei, Sichuan, Chongqing and Shaanxi.
The NMC suggested the public should also take precautions.—Xinhua

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