1 dead, 8 miss­ing af­ter rain, floods

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

One per­son was killed and eight others were miss­ing af­ter flood­ing and land­slides in Gansu prov­ince, lo­cal au­thor­i­ties said on Mon­day. Rain­storms hit south­east­ern Gansu from Sun­day evening to Mon­day morn­ing. Three town­ships in Long­nan were af­fected. Land­slides cut off roads, homes col­lapsed and power sup­plies and com­mu­ni­ca­tion were in­ter­rupted. The lo­cal gov­ern­ment has dis­patched thou­sands of peo­ple to help with res­cue and re­lief work.

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