Guangdong hit as deadly floods sweep southern China

Sunday, 19 May 2013 - 7:48


Flooding and landslides across nine southern Chinese provinces have killed more than 50 people and left 14 missing.


According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, Guangdong was hardest hit, reporting 36 deaths after days of heavy rain, and 6 people had died in Jiangxi.


And further bad weather is forecast for Guangdong later, with warnings of heavy wind and rain causing more flooding in the next few days.


Teams of relief workers have been sent to oversee the recovery efforts in the hardest hit areas.

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