Flooding in China

One person died, another one is missing as a result of heavy rains in Liaoning / Northeast China /. Direct economic damage from the elements is estimated at about 4.2 billion yuan ($ 620 million), the local administration said.

This week, heavy rains hit the territory of the Xi’an-Mansky Autonomous County of Anshan City. From the impact of the disaster, 358,000 local residents were affected, over 1 thousand buildings were destroyed, bridges, roads and power and communication facilities were damaged.

More than 2,300 rescuers are struggling with the consequences of the disaster in the affected areas. About 100 thousand people were evacuated to safe places.