30,000 trapped amid worst floods in decade

Austin American-Statesman - - THURSDAYBRIEFING -

BEI­JING — Floods caused by heavy rains in northeastern China stranded tens of thou­sands of res­i­dents with­out power, as the worst flood­ing in more than a decade con­tin­ued to be­siege many ar­eas of the coun­try. About 30,000 res­i­dents in Kouqian town were trapped in their homes af­ter tor­ren­tial rains drenched the prov­ince of Jilin, the of­fi­cial Xin­hua News Agency re­ported.

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