Heavy rains and floods lashed parts of east China's Jiangxi Province. And Qingfeng dike, located in Yichun of Jiangxi was breached on Saturday morning. A rescue team of more than 1,000 people was quickly assembled to carry out emergency rescue after the dike breach.
Since May 3, Yichun, Fuzhou, and Ji'an of Jiangxi have experienced heavy downpours.
China's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters launched a level-IV emergency response for flood control on Saturday. China has a four-tier flood-control emergency response system, with level I being the most severe response. Heavy rainfall is forecast to batter parts of Jiangxi, Fujian, and Guangdong from Saturday to Sunday.