Floods leave 83 dead or miss­ing

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

Se­vere rain­fall in the prov­ince since June has af­fected more than 12 mil­lion peo­ple and left 83 dead or miss­ing, the provin­cial gov­ern­ment said on Sun­day. Of the dead or miss­ing, 28 were buried by land­slides, 13 were washed away by flash floods, 22 died in col­lapsed build­ings, four drowned and 16 were killed or went miss­ing due to ground col­lapses or other rea­sons. Over 1.62 mil­lion peo­ple were re­lo­cated across the prov­ince, and more than 470,000 re­quire ur­gent liv­ing aid, ac­cord­ing to the provin­cial gov­ern­ment.

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