35 Dead, Billions in Damages Following Heavy Rainfall in South

35 Dead, Billions in Damages Following Heavy Rainfall in South
May 25, 2015 By eChinacities.com

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48 people are reported as dead or missing, and cities have reported economic losses of 7.64 billion Yuan after heavy rainfall last week in six southern provinces. 35 people have been reported dead and 13 are reported missing.

Southern China has been hit by heavy rains, strong winds, and thunderstorms since May 18. Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, and other provinces have experienced floods, hail, landslides, mudslides and other disasters.

The Central Meteorological Administration reported that South China has already experienced heavy rains four times this year. The average precipitation has been the highest in 40 years.

Source: thepaper.cn

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Keywords: South China rain South China flood South China heavy rainfall

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Guest388182
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Would be good to know specific circumstances, such as building collapses, dam failures, etc

May 25, 2015 21:19 Report Abuse

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fada
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Dirty foreigners shall not be in possession of sensitive state secrets such as the state of repair of infrastructure. Silly billy foreigner

May 26, 2015 00:33 Report Abuse