China : Flood : 2019/06/08
|Country or District||China|
|Outline||As least seven people were killed and thousands evacuated as torrential downpours unleashed floods and toppled houses in several provinces in south, southwest and east China. A total of 514,000 residents have been affected in Jiangxi Province in east China.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|Damaged houses: 215
Destroyed crops: 77,400 hectares
A total of 12 people were killed and three were still missing as of 7:00 p.m. Thursday, 13 June 2019 as rain-triggered floods hit eastern China Jiangxi Province.
A total of 13 people were killed and two were still missing as of 2:00 p.m. Thursday, 14 June 2019 as torrential downpours destroyed roads and toppled houses in Guangdong Province of south China.
Recent flooding triggered by heavy rain in southern provinces of China have resulted in 61 fatalities as of 14 June, according to media reports. Approximately 4,300 people were rescued from floodwaters while another 356,000 people were evacuated. 9,300 houses and 3.71 hectares of farmland have also been reportedly damaged.
As of 11 June 2019 at 8:00 UTC, media report seven fatalities (six in Jiangxi Province and one person in Guangxi Province) and five missing (one in Jiangxi Province and four in Guangxi province).
In the eastern province of Jiangxi, six people were killed and one missing following strong winds, hail and rain-triggered floods, which also damaged 77,400 hectares of crops. In south China Guangxi, the rainstorm has left at least one dead, four missing and five injured.
Fifty-eight houses collapsed into the surging waters, with 88 houses severely damaged and 12,000 residents in urgent need of aid.