Because of the rains in the northwest of China, 27 thousand people were evacuated

Because of the torrential, struck since September 26, in the province of Shaanxi in north-west China, their homes were forced to leave more than 27 thousand people.

Altogether about 150,000 people were in the grip of the weather, 229 people needed urgent help.

As a result of showers 665 buildings were destroyed, another 1.37 thousand buildings were damaged. Suffered crops on an area of more than 12 thousand hectares.

As previously reported, as a result of natural disasters caused by torrential rains, at least five people were killed in the southwest of China, another four are reported missing.