Floods and heavy rain have affected more than 5.2 million people in the Sino-Russian bordering province of Heilongjiang, local authorities said on Wednesday (4 September).
At 8 a.m. 29 August 2013, the water level in the river\'s Fuyuan section, in northeast China\'s Heilongjiang Province, had risen 20 centimeters from Wednesday, 28 August, or 2.17 meters above the warning level, according to the flood control commanding center.
China: Floods and typhoons (as of 23 August 2013)
By 4 p.m. Monday 19 August 2013, 85 people were confirmed dead and 105 were missing in the worst flood to hit northeast China in more than a decade. Some 3.74 million people were affected.
Floods had cut off roads leading to Fuyuan county, which has a population of 170,000 people and sits across the border from the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk.