A flooded road in Shenzhen, one of many cities in southern China hit by heavy rains last week. Photo: VCG
A flooded road in Shenzhen, one of many cities in southern China hit by heavy rains last week. Photo: VCG
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China could see more extreme weather events this rainy season, forecasters say

  • Conditions expected to be normal to ‘relatively worse’, with more droughts and floods in some regions, according to National Climate Centre
  • Parts of the north may be in for more intense rainfall, while there could be extreme heatwaves in eastern and central China and Xinjiang in the west

A flooded road in Shenzhen, one of many cities in southern China hit by heavy rains last week. Photo: VCG
A flooded road in Shenzhen, one of many cities in southern China hit by heavy rains last week. Photo: VCG
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