| 27 May 2024, Monday |

Over 5,400 People Evacuated in Central China Over Damaged Dam, State Media Says

More than 5,400 people have been evacuated in China’s central province of Hubei due to damage to a dam, the state-run CCTV broadcaster reported on Saturday.

Downpours have resulted in a partial collapse of the Eping hydroelectric power plant dam in the Zhuxi county, the state media said, adding that specialists are currently working to restore the facility.

​The authorities have not declared an emergency over the incident.

There have been no reports yet about possible victims.

  • Sputnik