You are viewing our Forum Archives. To view or take place in current topics click here.

Heavy Rain Kills At Least 87 In ChinaPosted:

  • Zombie Referee
Status: Offline
Joined: Jan 12, 20116 Year Member
Posts: 11,397
Reputation Power: 635

Reuters wroteHeavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.

Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods and landslides, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing the civil affairs department.

In the central province of Henan, 15 people were killed and eight were missing after thunderstorms and strong winds forced 72,000 people from their homes and damaged 18,000 houses,

Altogether about 8.6 million people have been affected by the flooding, according state media and local government reports.

More than 1.5 million hectares of crops have been damaged, leading to direct economic losses of more than 20 billion yuan ($3 billion), the government has said.

Nearly 50,000 homes have collapsed, it said.

#2. Posted:
  • Moderator
Status: Offline
Joined: Mar 24, 20134 Year Member
Posts: 1,735
Reputation Power: 3023
Motto: What's the day without a little night? I'm just trying to shed a little light. It can be hard. It can be so hard. But you gotta live right now. You got everything to give right now.
When did this storm start? Reason I was asking is cause my mother just came home from China 2 days ago.
#3. Posted:
Status: Online
Joined: Jan 26, 20161 Year Member
Posts: 9,926
Reputation Power: 1231
Motto: Changed my name from dah > to Nik. I dont add people only if I really need to. I don't accept friend requests. Gold Gifter+ #10KGrind
Damn this is bad man, hate hearing deaths caused by heavy rain. Its sad!
#4. Posted:
  • Vantage
Status: Offline
Joined: Jul 10, 20161 Year Member
Posts: 659
Reputation Power: 69
This is just ridiculous...

I hope the floods let up along with the rain, and that no one is stuck or trapped injured somewhere :/
Jump to:
You are viewing our Forum Archives. To view or take place in current topics click here.