More than 20 people have died in China since the beginning of July due to heavy rains

More than 20 people have died in China since the beginning of the month as a result of heavy rains, destroyed around a million homes, according to local media.

Heavy rain does not stop in a number of regions of the country for several weeks, which caused many landslides and mudflows.

According to the latest data, only in the last four days of the element has claimed the lives of 11 people in the southern province of Guangzhou. The region has damaged nearly one million dwellings. According to weather forecasts, weather will remain in the province has at least a few days, which could aggravate the situation.

In Hubei Province since the beginning of the month killed 10 people, in varying degrees, affected over two million people. Element has damaged nearly 200 thousand hectares of farmland, destroyed nearly 4,000 homes. Direct economic losses from weather has already exceeded $ 156 million.

A similar situation is also stored in the provinces of Anhui and Hunan in central China.

Source: eco.ria.ru.


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