Anhui Province - counties: Funan, Huoqiu, Yingshang, Chuxian. -
Wangjiaba, Mengwa, Bengbu.
Henan Province - counties: Xixian, Xuyi. Hongze Lake area.
Jiangsu Province - Huaiyuan City
Haui River and Tributaries: Chu, Pi
Heavy rain since June 21. July 3 - floodgates at Wangjiaba are opened
for the 13th time since 1949 inundating 12,000 ha farmland, most
serious flooding on Hauihe in 12 years. 20,000 evacuated before
the flood water was diverted. July 6 - record level on Huaihe river:
26.22 metres at the Lutaizi (previous record 26m in 1991). Major
dike on Tangduo lake blasted. July 7- 32,000 homes destroyed and
a further 120,000 damaged; 5,700 villages inundated. Highest levels
since 1949 in Xuyi county, Jiangsu. July 14 - Huaihe River dropping
in Anhui, still rising in Jiangsu. Huaihe river below "danger
levels" on July 16. Total damages less than 1991 flood despite
record high levels. Total of nine diversion areas used in flooding.
MODIS observation of high water on Huai River on July 7 and 12.