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China: Flash Flood: 2017/8/8-10 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/8/8-10
Country or District China
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline The flash flood hit Gengdi Village in Qiaowo Township of Puge County on early morning 8 Aug. Twenty-five people have been confirmed dead following a flash flood in southwest China's Sichuan Province, after the body of the last missing person was recovered 9 Aug.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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The death toll has risen to 24 from a flash flood in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China\\\'s Sichuan Province, local authorities said 8 Aug. The flood had affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. Several roads and bridges were also damaged. Rescue work is under way.