heavy rains and deadly mud floods strike china today

heavy rains and deadly mud floods strike china today

[Music] [Applause] [Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] five cities in the central chinese province of hubei have declared red alerts after torrential rain left 21 people dead and forced the evacuation of nearly six thousand people state media reported the deaths were recorded in the township of lyland part of the city of suihu in the north of the province more than 2 700 houses and shops suffered flood damage and power transport and communications were also disrupted according to a report on friday by the official xinhua news agency according to a separate report by state-run global times newspaper rainfall in some towns in suitsu exceeded millimeters 3.9 inches from wednesday evening to thursday morning triggering the flooding some shops along the roadside have been reportedly flooded with water levels reaching the second floor the region is out of electricity and tap water cubase provincial rescue authority was quoted as saying by the state-run tabloid rescue crews have been dispatched to the worst affected areas including the cities of suisu xianjiang and xiaogun china’s ministry of emergency management said the city of yuching also saw a record 400 millimeters 15.7 inches of rain on thursday according to the official china news service as many as 774 reservoirs in uba had exceeded their flood warning levels by thursday evening a total of 44 reservoirs in yuching have exceeded the flood limit forcing the city to dispatch emergency rescue teams extreme weather in the province has caused widespread power cuts and has damaged more than 3 600 houses and 8 110 hectares 20 040 acres of crops total losses were estimated at 108 million chinese yuan 16.67 million dollars the official china daily newspaper said on friday citing the province’s emergency management bureau greenpeace said cities like shanghai sushu wuxi changzu and ningbo urban areas that have the highest density in terms of population and economy are particularly at risk of hazards from extreme rainfall in 2020 severe flooding affected many cities along the yangtze river asia’s longest river according to government data more than 140 people were killed 38 million others were affected and 28 000 homes destroyed in the worst flooding in the country in 30 years the china meteorological administration warned that heavy rainstorms were likely to continue until next week with regions along the yangtze river vulnerable to flooding state weather forecasters also issued a geological disaster warning late on thursday saying areas at brisk include the central provinces of ubay punant henan ananhui chongking cechuan and gishu in the southwest as well as yujang on the eastern coast [Music]
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heavy rains and deadly mud floods strike china today

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