Flooding in China


At least 10 people were killed, 400 thousand evacuated in Hubei province (Central China) due to severe flooding caused by recent heavy rains.

As reported by Xinhua, flooded the city of Huanggang, where a day has fallen to 251 mm of rain. Under the pressure of the rapid streams of water, according to Chinese media, collapsing houses, bridges, dams; destruction of roads, disrupted power supply and telephone connection. In Hubei declared a high flood threat.

Over the past week reports of casualties or damage due to heavy rains were reported from the provinces of Guizhou, Hubei, Yunnan and other. The disaster affected a total of nearly three million people.

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