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Qiantang River tide rushes in

(People's Daily Online)

16:34, September 01, 2011

On Aug. 31, a massive tidal surge hits the bank at the Qiantang River tide-watching spot in Haining city, Zhejiang province. On that day, affected by the joint effect of astronomical factors and tropical storm Nanmadol, magnificent views of tides and waves in Qiantang River attracted more spectators than usual to watch. The related department warned that tide-watchers should take enough precautionary measures to enjoy the annual marvelous views in addition to the emergency protective technical measures that were installed at the most popular high-risk tide-watching sections. (Xinhua/Shen Da)

Edited and translated by Liu Xiaoning, People's Daily Online

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