South China was under 2 feet of water

May 20, 2013. South China was under 2 feet of water. Flooding in southern China. Many cities were under two meters of water. Carried out the evacuation of the population.

The southern Chinese province of Fujian plunged into the water. A region hit by flooding, caused by torrential rains. At least 55 people were killed. All in all, the element affected more than 1.5 million people.

According to local media, on Saturday in the county Upin trapped water elements were 500 people.

A local woman told me that the house beginning to flood early Sunday. Very quickly, the water level rose to two meters.

Local resident: "The water started to arrive around 8 am, she got up quickly. It all happened so fast that we did not have time to make. "

By evening, the water rose to a height of about 2.5 meters.

The city Lunyan County Upin was evacuated about 400 people. In the neighboring city of Xiamen, a result of natural disaster, killing 5 people.

To move the residents to safer places Rescuers used rubber chamber and wooden planks.

Floods to the south of China — are not uncommon. Last summer, as a result of the elements there killed nearly 700 people.

Source: New Tang Dynasty Television

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