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China warns of more floods as Yangtze stays above warning levels

Heavy rain expected for next 10 days, undermining recovery from pandemic

SHANGHAI -- China warned Wednesday of more rainfall over the next 10 days as many parts of the country remained flooded and water levels in the Yangtze River basin remained above warning levels, undermining any economic recovery in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

Heavy rain is expected in Sichuan and Anhui in China's central regions over the next few days before heading north towards the capital Beijing, according to the National Meteorology Center.

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