1391 Yellow River flood

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The 1391 Yellow River flood was a major natural disaster during the early Ming dynasty in China.

The river flooded from Kaifeng to Fengyang in Anhui and shifted course, with the old route past Xuzhou becoming known as the "Little Yellow River" and the new main artery running into the Huai River becoming the "Big Yellow River".[1]


  1. ^ Tsai, Shih-Shan Henry. SUNY Series in Chinese Local Studies: The Eunuchs in the Ming Dynasty. SUNY Press, 1996. ISBN 0791426874, 9780791426876. Accessed 16 Oct 2012.