Rainstorms and ensuing floods have affected seven provincial-level regions in China, causing 27 deaths and relocation of over 84,000 people as of Saturday, Xinhua reported.
At least 14 people have been killed and more than three million badly affected due to rainstorms and floods in east and south China regions in the past one week, officials said today.
At least 37 people were killed and six others were missing after rainstorms hit China, officials said Monday.
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At least 19 people have been killed in rainstorms and ensuing floods in China`s northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.
One person was killed and another went missing as rainstorms swept an eastern Chinese province, while heavy rains flooded the southwest, disrupting road traffic and forcing large-scale evacuation.
At least 39 people were killed and 13 others missing after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides in China, the government said on Monday.
At least nine persons were killed and one went missing in south China`s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region after rainstorms battered the region.
A total of 14 counties and townships in western Hubei Province have been hit by downpours.
Rains and floods have disrupted lives of 9.24 million people, reports Xinhua.
Strong rainstorms in China have triggered floods and mud-rock flows.
Rainstorms in south China since early May have caused direct economic losses of almost CNY 5.9 billion.
A new study by researchers at MIT and Caltech has predicted that global warming may lead to heavier rainstorms in the future. Average annual precipitation will increase in both the deep tropics and in temperate zones.
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