China floods: Over a dozen dead amid torrential rains
05 July 2023 | 4:43 pm
The floods come as other parts of China battle intense heat waves. Chinese officials have warned the country to expect "multiple natural disasters" including typhoons in July.
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Heavy rainfall on one of Japan's main islands, Kyushu, has triggered severe flooding and landslides. More than a dozen people are presumed dead and tens of thousands have been urged to leave their homes.
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Damage from wide-spread flooding in China may have cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Hubei province, which was badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak, has seen some of the worst flooding around the Yangtze.
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The death toll from recent floods in the central Henan province rose to 302 as of Monday — triple the figure that was reported last week.
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Residents in some regions of northeastern Japan woke up to flooded roads on Thursday (August 4) following torrential rains overnight. Television footage showed inundated roads and partially submerged houses in Yamagata prefecture.
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