6 June 2008

Tangjiashan – overtopping is imminent

Posted by Dave Petley

Xinhua is reporting that over-topping of the Tangjiashan dam is now absolutely imminent. They Chinese media have reported that the water level in the dam rose to 739.52 metres above sea level at 4 a.m. GMT today. This is 48 centimetres from the bottom of the channel. It appears that further evacuations are now underway.

More as and when information becomes available.