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China: Flood: 2018/05/10 Country Information on DRR

Period 2018/05/10
Country or District China
Event Type Flood
Outline More than 70,000 people in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region,southwest China have been affected by heavy downpours.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2018/05/12
At least three people are dead and a further two are missing after flooding caused by torrential rain in south China\'s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. As of 9 p.m. Friday, the rainstorm that began on Monday had affected as many as 54,800 people and forced the relocation of more than 6,100 people.More than 4,460 hectares of crops were damaged. A new round of heavy rain began Saturday.

Xinhua 2018/05/10
Heavy rain that started Monday has affected 72,800 people in 15 counties. More than 3,900 hectares of crops were damaged, and power supply has been disrupted 16 times, causing a direct economic loss of 91 million yuan (14.3 million U.S. dollars).