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Three Gorges Dam (20/7) | two dams in China’s Inner Mongolia collapse after heavy rain

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china’s water ministry said on monday two dams collapsed in inner mongolia due to heavy rains the dams with a combined water capacity of 1.6 trillion cubic feet collapsed on sunday as people were quickly evacuated footage posted on chinese social media showed one of the dams being completely swept away by the water inundating nearby fields authorities said no casualties were reported the dams were destroyed after hulumber city where the dams were hosted received 87 millimeters over the weekend the authorities triggered level 3 emergency response for flood control and dispatched rescue teams as the rainwater reached threatening levels reports said rescuers were ordered to focus on downstream areas and carry out search and rescue efforts as they transferred people to safe areas china has more than 98 000 reservoirs used to regulate floods generate power and facilitate shipping


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Three Gorges Dam (20/7) | two dams in China\'s Inner Mongolia collapse after heavy rain
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