Details of Disaster Information


China : Flash Flood, Land slide : 2007/05/23
GLIDE: FF-2007-000070-CHN  LS-2007-000070-CHN DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2007/05/23
Country
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District
China
Name Flash Flood, Land slide
Outline Twenty-one people were killed and 11 are missing after continuous rainstorms on May 23-24, 2007 triggered flash floods and mud slides in southwest China, local government sources said.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2007/05/26
    Rain triggers disasters, killing 43 in SW China
  • BBC News 2007/05/26
    At least 21 people have been killed in landslides triggered by more heavy rain in south-west China, state media said.
  • China Daily 2007/05/25
    Twenty-one people were killed and 11 are missing after continuous rainstorms on May 23-24, 2007 triggered flash floods and mud slides in southwest China, local government sources said.
  • BBC News 2007/05/25
    Heavy rains in south-western China have caused flash floods and mudslides, killing at least 21 people, the official Xinhua news agency has said.
    Another 11 people remain missing after fierce weather in Sichuan province over the past two days.
    Some 112,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, Xinhua reported.