Massive 100-year flooding in China could collapse Three Gorges Dam

Reporting from China indicates some of the worst flooding in a century from recent Monsoon rains:

China Floods Call Into Question Sustainability Of Massive Three Gorges Dam

A once in a generation pandemic, a once in a generation flood. Parts of China are literally up to their eyeballs in water, in what the Chinese government is calling a once in 100 years flood. The Three Gorges Dam, built to stop these things, is now in the spotlight. The Three Gorges Dam is the world’s largest hydroelectric power station, with an installed capacity of 22,500 megawatts of power generation. The thing is, that the power station is down the Yangtze River from a handful of other dams that exist at a higher elevation than the Three Gorges. And because of the floods and problems at those dams upstream, Three Gorges is buckling under the strain of massive flows of water.

Why has flooding been so severe in China this year?
Gravitas: China floods: 38 million people affected
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Gravitas: China’s dams of doom: 94,000 ageing dams at risk in China
Chinese dam collapse warns of future disasters
“Climate Change is bringing heavier and more frequent rain”

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