World Bulletin / News Desk
China Central Television reported Thursday that 140 people had been killed as of late Wednesday, while 41 people remain missing,
More than 1.6 million people have had to be relocated with waters continuing to wreak havoc across rural communities.
President Xi Jinping has ordered the army and the police to send more troops to support flood control and disaster relief in provincial regions battered by the rainstorms.
Most of the regions are along the Yangtze River.