Nearly 6,500 houses collapsed and 60,000 were damaged. About 468,800 hectares of farmland was flooded and 45,200 hectares of crops were destroyed.
Industrial accidents are common in China, where safety standards are often laxly enforced.
At least seven workers have been trapped underground after a coal mine shaft was flooded in east China's Jiangxi province.Nov 23, 2016, 12:00 PM IST
China issued blue alert for rainstorms, the lowest in a four-tier warning system, as torrential rain, accompanied by winds and hailstorms.Jul 16, 2016, 14:11 PM IST
More than 14,000 relics have been retrieved from an ancient cargo ship after it was salvaged from a depth of 30 metres below the surface of the South China Sea in late 2007, Chinese archaeologists said on Saturday.Jan 10, 2016, 07:19 AM IST
Two people were killed and another injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in east China's Jiangxi Province.Apr 18, 2015, 20:07 PM IST
Chinese authorities say a first-grader in the southeastern province of Jiangxi was slashed to death and two others severely injured in the latest violent attack on children in the country.Oct 31, 2014, 18:24 PM IST
Four members of a family, including two children, were killed today when a primary school building collapsed after incessant rain in China`s eastern Jiangxi Province.Jun 20, 2014, 20:22 PM IST
At least 131 dead pigs have been dumped into a major river in China`s eastern Jiangxi Province which provides drinking water to the provincial capital, causing concern among the local residents.Mar 19, 2014, 11:12 AM IST
At least 15 people were killed and 4.68 million affected as heavy rains lashed several parts of China.Jun 09, 2013, 09:27 AM IST
At least 15 people were killed and 4.68 million affected as heavy rains lashed several parts of China.Jun 08, 2013, 18:35 PM IST
Severe rainstorms have battered east China`s Jiangxi Province, affecting about 1.97 lakh people, displacing over 6,000 residents and destroying crops, officials said.May 11, 2013, 15:04 PM IST