China issues second-highest alert for mountain torrents

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China's Ministry of Water Resources and the China Meteorological Administration Thursday issued an orange alert for mountain torrents in parts of the country.
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China's Ministry of Water Resources and the China Meteorological Administration Thursday issued an orange alert for mountain torrents in parts of the country.

From 8 pm Thursday to 8 pm Friday, mountain torrents are expected to hit parts of Anhui and Hubei, according to the orange alert.

Local authorities are advised to strengthen real-time monitoring and flood warning procedures amid measures to brace for evacuation.

China has a four-tier color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe warning, followed by orange, yellow, and blue.

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