Major part (one-sixth of the river’s total) of river frozen solid.
3 Jan 2020 – Driven by cold temperatures, the frozen section of China’s Yellow River in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has reached 559.9 km (348 miles) as of Jan. 3, according to local authorities, who have taken precautions against ice-jam flooding and dam breaches.
The 5,464-km-long Yellow River is the second-longest river in China and its section in Inner Mongolia accounts for one-sixth of the river’s total. The Yellow River rises in the northwestern province of Qinghai and runs through nine provinces and autonomous regions in western, central, northern and eastern China.
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