In China, due to heavy rains affected more than 690,000 people

In the central, eastern and south-western regions of China by heavy rains killed 5 people, injured more than 690 thousand, and two missing. These data are presented today, local media reported.

The application control Flood Control and Drought China says that heavy rains hit the Hunan province in central China, the eastern province of Jiangxi Province and the south-western province of Guizhou last weekend.

Farmland damaged or completely destroyed a total area of about 48 thousand hectares. According to the authorities, the direct economic loss of 537 million yuan / U.S. $ 82,240,000 /.

As a result, the level of violence of the elements of water in local rivers reaching critical levels. It is reported that the regions directed the rescue teams.

According to weather forecasts, in the next two days in these parts of the country will once again heavy rains.

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