Part of the devastation caused by flooding in the Yulong River in southern China, where torrential rain has been falling for weeks. Photo: Xinhua
Part of the devastation caused by flooding in the Yulong River in southern China, where torrential rain has been falling for weeks. Photo: Xinhua

Flooding hits southern China with 14 million affected

  • Extreme seasonal weather displaces 744,000 people and causes US$3.8 billion in economic losses across 26 provinces and cities
  • Authorities report 81 missing or dead and more than 10,000 homes destroyed as rivers reach historic levels

Part of the devastation caused by flooding in the Yulong River in southern China, where torrential rain has been falling for weeks. Photo: Xinhua
Part of the devastation caused by flooding in the Yulong River in southern China, where torrential rain has been falling for weeks. Photo: Xinhua
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