Friday, January 28, 2022

China floods

Floods kill 21 people in China’s Hubei province

As of 9:00 a.m. local time (1:00 GMT) 530 mm of rainfall were recorded in Liulin, with floodwaters rising to up to 5 meters (16 feet).

China floods: Death toll goes up to 33

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million), state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

13 killed in flooded tunnel in China

A total of 14 workers were trapped in the construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of the Zhuhai city's Xingye expressway, when the site was flooded on July 15.

12 killed in heavy rain, floods in central China

The airport in Zhengzhou cancelled 260 flights into and out of the city, and local railway authorities also halted or delayed some trains.

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