Staff are on duty on a flooded street in Sanming City, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 10, 2019. Heavy rains hit the city on Monday. China's meteorological authority on Monday continued a yellow alert for heavy rain in the country's southern regions. (Xinhua/Zhou Zhihong)
BEIJING, June 10 (Xinhua) -- China's meteorological authority on Monday continued a yellow alert for heavy rain in the country's southern regions.
Rainstorm is expected to hit parts of Guangxi, Guangdong, Taiwan, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guizhou and Yunnan over the next four days, the National Meteorological Center said.
Some southern regions have experienced torrential rains from June 6 to 9, with precipitation up to 350 mm in parts of Guizhou, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Zhejiang and Fujian.
The center advised the public to keep alert to possible flooding, waterlogging and torrential flood caused by heavy rain.
China has a four-tier color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe, followed by orange, yellow and blue.