China: Flood: 2020/06/01
|Country or District||China|
|Outline||Since 1 June 2020, widespread floods and mudslides due to torrential rain continue to affect several provinces of China, leading to an increasing number of fatalities and damage.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Following the flooding and mudslides events in southern and central parts of China since 2 June, the number of fatalities has increased to 20. The number of those affected stands at over 2.6 million, with 228,000 people displaced and 1,300 homes destroyed.According to media, one of the worst affected areas is Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where 6 people died, 1 million people have been affected and 146,900 displaced. China has allocated a batch of disaster relief materials for southern Guangxi.Continuous torrential rain caused the Lijiang River to burst its banks in Guangxi Zhuang. More than 148 rivers across the country reached levels above flood warning.
In Guangxi, over 1.45 million people have been affected by floods since June 1. Six people were killed and three went missing after days of downpours, according to the ministry.
According to media, at least 13 people have died and 2 are still missing. Approximately 230,000 people have been displaced, more than 2.6 million affected and 1,300 houses destroyed.