Dozens of deaths from floods in China Natural Disasters
Over the past few days showers and thunderstorms killed 16 people in the northern and southern regions of China. From damage due to floods in some degree affected about 1.5 million people.
In Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region floods killed six people, caused damage of more than 450 thousand people, destroyed thousands of homes and nearly sank nearly 17 thousand hectares of new crops. Direct economic losses of 128 million yuan (20.3 million U.S. dollars). Earlier this week, the rains in Guangxi will not stop, but the rescue operation will run continuously.
Floods were under attack and the more northern parts of China, such as Inner Mongolia region. Particularly affected, the Ulankab. Reported eight deaths and the sinking of many hearse leading to the city, which is completely cut off from the outside world.
Did not escape the flood side and the province of Jiangxi. Here is the number of affected 734,000 people. 26,890 Chinese from the area were evacuated to special shelters to avoid even more victims of a sufficiently high level of water in the 10 major reservoirs.
Three people were on the list of missing and two were killed in the province of Guangdong in southern China. Total due to heavy rains in this part of the country affected about 312,800 people. The water level in the rivers Guangdong continues to rise and will cross the critical level.