China cities declare rain 'red alerts' as flood death toll hits 21

Summary by Ground News
Floodwaters rose to 3.5 meters (11.4 feet) in Hubei province’s Liulin township. Latest deaths add to more than 300 people killed in flooding last month in Henan province. China regularly suffers seasonal flooding, but this year has been particularly severe. Direct losses from this summer's flooding are estimated at more than $14 billion.
10 months ago

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Times of India

Fresh flooding in central China kills another 21 people

China News: BEIJING: Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas, with authorities saying Friday that another 21 people had .

10 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

China cities declare rain 'red alerts' as flood death toll hits 21

SHANGHAI -Five cities in the central Chinese province of Hubei have declared "red alerts" after torrential rain left 21 people dead and forced the evacuation of nearly 6,000 people, state media reported. The deaths were recorded in the township of Liulin, part of the city of Suizhou in the north of the province. More than 2,700 houses and shops suffered flood damage and power,

10 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Torrential rain lashes central China, leaving 21 dead

Hundreds of homes destroyed and almost 6,000 people evacuated amid power cuts and landslides in Hubei provinceAt least 21 people died as heavy downpours struck central China’s Hubei province, authorities said today, weeks after record floods wreaked havoc and killed hundreds in a neighbouring province.China has been battered by unprecedented rains in recent months, extreme weather that experts say is increasingly common due to global warming.Con…

10 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

21 Killed, 4 Missing as Heavy Rain Hits Central China: Officials

M Varma Beijing: At least 21 people were killed and four others remained missing as heavy rain lashed a township in central China's Hubei Province, local authorities said on Friday.

10 months ago·India
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CTV News

Fresh flooding in central China kills another 21 people

Flooding in central China continued to cause havoc in both cities and rural areas, with authorities saying Friday that another 21 people had been killed and another four were missing.

10 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

21 dead as rain batters China

At least 21 people died as heavy downpours struck central China’s Hubei province, authorities said on Friday, weeks after record floods wreaked havoc and killed hundreds in a neighbouring province.Chi

10 months ago·India
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