You are here:   Home/ Development News/ Environment

One killed in south China heavy rain

Xinhua, June 19, 2014 Adjust font size:

One person was killed in heavy rain in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Tuesday, local authorities said.

Residents walk on a flooded road in Quanzhou County of Guilin City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 18, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

Three cities and eight counties in the region were flooded, according to the region's civil affairs department.

As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, the flood has affected 24,300 people, with 202 people relocated.

Ninety houses were toppled, with direct economic losses estimated at 14.4 million yuan (2.34 million US dollars).

The regional meteorological station forecast heavy rain will last until Thursday.

1   2    

Bookmark and Share

Related News & Photos