56 individuals have been slaughtered and 22 are missing as heavy rains slammed southern China, says Chinese authorities, flooding rivers and towns, cutting off power and stopping activity.
China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs said Tuesday that as much as 48.6 centimeters (19 inches) of rain were dumped on a few urban communities since Thursday, including the grand resort city of Guilin in the Guangxi locale.
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More than 9.5 million individuals have been influenced somehow by the strong rains, says ministry.
Water in major rivers and lakes in the southern region of Hunan have surged to disturbing levels, and the crumple of levees forced large- scale evacuations.
The airplane terminal serving the southwestern center point of Chengdu was closed down for over a hour on Monday in view of rain.