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Duration 2018/09/01 Chinese authorities have evacuated 127,000 people due to downpours in the southern Guangdong province, with rain destroying homes and ruining swaths of farmland.
At least two people have been killed and 43 houses destroyed as heavy rains lash southern China.
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- Xinhua 2018/09/01
The downpour affected more than 1.2 million people in Guangdong province, and 127,000 have already been moved to around 1,800 emergency shelters in the area. The damage has been estimated at over 1 billion yuan ($146 million, €126 million).
44,700 hectares (110,456 acres) of farmland had been destroyed.
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