29 Jul '16, 10pm

Flooding in China

View Image Comparison View Both Images In summer 2016, flooding of historic proportions swamped China. The trouble began in June, when seasonal monsoon rains became torrential and fell day after day after day. Daily rainfall records were broken in several cities, and many areas recorded more than 200 millimeters (8 inches) of rain in just 24 hours. Macheng (Hubei province) received 285 millimeters (11 inches) of rain in one day. By July 5 , flooding and associated mudslides had affected 11 provinces, destroyed 40,000 homes, ruined more than 1.5 million hectares of crops, and killed 128 people. And that was just the beginning. Another burst of heavy rain arrived from the southeast when cyclone Nepartak made landfall in Fuijan province in mid-July. The storm destroyed tens of thousands of homes and forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate. Meanwhile, weather system...

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Flooding in China

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