Flood threatens Three Gorges Dam: forecast of rain through Thursday in S, E China

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This year, the Chinese media controlled by the Communist Party has not been very vocal about the severe floodings in China devastating over eight million people. Some experts even sent warnings about the Three Gorges Dam on social media. To make matters worse, heavy rain is in the forecast through Thursday.

The Chinese netizens shared an “unofficial” warning 150K times sent by a renowned structural engineer Huang Xiaokun asking people to flee their homes if they live downstream from the city of Yichang. Their posts on social media were not censored, making people wonder if the CCP wanted people to worry about the dam.

The city of Yichang is between The Three Gorges Dam and the city of Wuhan on the Yangtze River.

From CCP Media:

The National Meteorological Center issued a yellow alert for heavy rain on Sunday, as a burst of heavy rain is forecast to hit most parts of southern and eastern parts of China from Sunday to Thursday, which also will increase the risk of disasters.

The center estimated that this round of rain will batter more than 10 regions consecutively, including the provinces of Guizhou, Anhui, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, and Zhejiang and the municipalities of Chongqing and Shanghai.

In these areas, precipitation can reach 100 millimeters at the lowest and up to 550 mm, which will produce high risks of disasters, such as torrential floods in Guizhou, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.

The yellow alert is the third highest in the ranking. Experts warned that outdoor electricity should be cut and outdoor operations should be suspended. Authorities should take steps to prevent floods, landslides and mud-rock flows.

Source: China Daily

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JEC
JEC
5 days ago

Gezhouba Dam upsream of Yichang, also shows strucural weakness, see Google Earth for the deformation. Completed in 1988, and probably not attached to bedrock either. One major issue, if Three Gorges Dam upstream of Gezhobuda Dam releases more water than Gezhoubda can dischange, pressure could cause this dam to fail as well. If Three Gorges Dam fails, Gezhouba will certainly fail as well. Just how much water would that be?

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JEC
JEC
5 days ago

Enhanced GE image show weaking area of dam.

three gorges ge enhanced by 3.GIF

three gorges ge enhanced by 3.GIF

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JEC
JEC
5 days ago

.Major rains continue. Bejing admits it opened flood gates and flooded down stream towns from Three Gorges. Two spill ways opened Monday, June 28th
 
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3956001
 
Earthquake predcition center suggests possible earthquake in area due to increased crustal compression from floods.
 
 

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JEC
JEC
6 days ago

 
to see the issue, use Google Earth to look at the Three Gorges Dam, increase the elevation option from 0.01 to 3 to enhance the contrast and find issues. You can see the subsidence and almost a twist in the dam structure on the northern side of the spil way. This seems to be not a horizontal slide..its vertical failure/slide

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NoAlternativesToFreedom

Please God protect the good Chinese citizens down river from this dam.
 
I have one more favor to ask God. Please sweep every CCP member out into the South China Sea – a fitting burial for the devils.

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