In China evacuated more than 17 thousand people due to the increase of water in the lake

© AFP 2018Скорая care in China. Archival photoIn China evacuated more than 17 thousand people due to the increase of water in the lake© AFP 2018

More than 17 thousand people were evacuated after rising water level in the dam lake in the Chinese province of Sichuan, reports Xinhua news Agency.

The Agency previously announced that a dam lake formed in the upper reaches of the Yangtze river on 3 November.

As a result of rising water in the dam lake were in different degree damaged houses, arable land and grassland in Sichuan County, Hartsa and evacuated 17.3 thousand people.

Earlier in October, on the border of Tibet and Sichuan, there was a gathering of another landslide, which was also blocked, near the lake, and some villages were isolated from the outside world.

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