Floods and landslides claim at least 25 lives, affect more than 2.6 million people in southern China

Floods and landslides claim at least 25 lives, affect more than 2.6 million people in southern China

At least 25 people have been killed and more than 2.6 million were affected in southern China since the start of this year’s flood season. In Hunan, China’s major rice-producing region, at least 96 160 ha (237 616 acres) of crops have been destroyed in the first 8 days of the month. Another 76 300 ha (187 8000 acres) of crops were damaged in neighboring Jiangxi.

Floods and landslides claim at least 15 lives across China

Floods and landslides claim at least 15 lives across China

Continuous torrential rains caused floods and triggered landslides in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, southwestern Yunnan Province, and eastern Fujian Province on Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27, 2022.

Deadly floods hit Hubei, 774 reservoirs exceed flood warnings, China

Deadly floods hit Hubei, 774 reservoirs exceed flood warnings, China

At least 21 people have been killed and 4 others remain missing after heavy rains hit the central Chinese province of Hubei on August 11 and 12, 2021. In addition, at least 774 reservoirs in the province have exceeded flood warning levels, as of late August 12. At…

Death toll from floods in central China jumps to 302, more than 50 missing

Death toll from floods in central China jumps to 302, more than 50 missing

More than 300 people have died in recent flooding in central China, according to official data released Monday, August 2, 2021. The number is more than three times higher than previously reported. Henan provincial government said 302 people have died and 50 remain…

Two dams collapse after heavy rains hit Inner Mongolia, China

Two dams collapse after heavy rains hit Inner Mongolia, China

Two dams in North China's Inner Mongolia collapsed on Sunday, July 18, 2021, after heavy rains falling since Saturday. Local citizens were evacuated before the collapse and while material damage is huge, there are no reports of casualties. The combined water…