Rescuers repair a bridge damaged by flooding in Jinzhong, Shanxi province, on Thursday. Photo: Getty Images
Rescuers repair a bridge damaged by flooding in Jinzhong, Shanxi province, on Thursday. Photo: Getty Images

Five dead, thousands displaced in floods in China’s Shanxi province

  • Persistent downpours have brought five times the usual amount of rain to the normally arid area
  • Dams have collapsed, and coal mines have closed, adding fuel supply fears

Topic |   Extreme weather in China
Rescuers repair a bridge damaged by flooding in Jinzhong, Shanxi province, on Thursday. Photo: Getty Images
Rescuers repair a bridge damaged by flooding in Jinzhong, Shanxi province, on Thursday. Photo: Getty Images
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