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Flooding in Eastern Russia and China

Flooding along the Heilong River
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Flooding along the Heilong River

2013 brought record flooding to the Amur (Heilong) River.

Published Oct 27, 2013

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Floods Inundate Russia’s Far East
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Floods Inundate Russia’s Far East

Record floods are swelling the Amur River in Russia’s Far East.

Published Sep 10, 2013

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Flooding in Northeastern China
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Flooding in Northeastern China

The Songhua River, a tributary of the Amur River, showed significant flooding on August 30 when the Terra satellite acquired this image.

Published Aug 30, 2013

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Flooding in Eastern Russia
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Flooding in Eastern Russia

Runoff chokes the swollen Amur River in this astronaut photograph taken on August 21, 2013.

Published Aug 28, 2013

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Flooding in Eastern Russia and China
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Flooding in Eastern Russia and China

The Amur River and its tributaries continue to swell in the worst floods in a century.

Published Aug 28, 2013

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Severe Floods Hit Eastern Russia
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Severe Floods Hit Eastern Russia

Weeks of heavy rain have caused severe flooding along rivers in far eastern Russia.

Published Aug 22, 2013

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