1 dead, 8 missing after rain, floods
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.