91 killed in flood in China

At least 91 people were killed in flood caused by days-lasting heavy rainfall in northeastern and southern China

91 killed in flood in China

World Bulletin/News Desk

At least 91 people were killed in flood caused by days-lasting heavy rainfall in northeastern and southern China.

Besides the huge number of death toll, more than 840,000 were discharged in the regions of Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Guangdong and Jilin and 111 were reported missing in the disaster.

It's estimated that nearly 8 million people could get affected across the country by the flood. 

Four people were killed Saturday and four others remained missing following continuous downpours brought by Typhoon Utor in southern Chinese province of Guangdong.

In second week of August 2013, it was stated that excessive rain affected northern China, while many regions in the south were over 40 °C temperatures.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 19 Ağustos 2013, 12:10
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