In place of the drought in China came torrential rains and devastating floods. Chinese authorities have evacuated from the flooded area in the south of China, Guizhou Province, more than 60 thousand people. The most hardest hit south-eastern regions of the country, in particular, in the province of Guizhou. According to local media, the flood claimed the lives of 14 people, thirty-five people are still missing, reports BBC BBC.
Drought in southern China, which lasted from the fall, were severely tested residents. But no less distress brought downpours. The banks came several major rivers, powerful streams of water poured into the plain. For evacuation of military units involved. Evacuated from the disaster area, more than 60 thousand people.
Flood violated the electricity and water supply, telecommunications. Damaged more than 5.5 hectares of farmland washed away 100 houses, 500 vehicles swept away and destroyed roads and bridges.
The 92 cities and counties in Jiangxi province, suffered from a severe drought earlier, from 2 to 6 June also received heavy rains. The average rainfall was 85 mm. The highest rainfall was recorded in the northern and central parts of Jiangxi.
The army and police mobilized to clear roads.