Thursday, August 29, 2013

Flooding down south

One of the many pics circulating right now. From here. The south got hammered today.
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Jenna Cody said...

It looks terrible and I have lots of sympathy. Of course.

Is it wrong, though, that I giggled at 'the south got hammered today'? Like 'hey baby, why don't you make like a typhoon and hammer me down south'?

I am a terrible, terrible person.

Mike Fagan said...

As usual the damage will be worse out in the eastern districts of the counties, up in the hills and mountains. I went down to check out Xinhua district this morning, and though the river has swollen and the rice paddies have been drowned by the rain, the roads are all perfectly navigable and the river is nowhere near bursting its levee. So far this is not Morakot II, though it could be if it keeps on raining hard enough...

@Jenna: sorry luv, but that's one mental image I could have done without.

ACT said...

Michael, you may want to take a look at this: a new legal study, which openly claims that China's martime claims are illegal: