NANNING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the week-long rainstorms in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has risen to 10, and another person remains missing in the area, local authorities said on Wednesday.
As of Wednesday evening, over 1.21 million people and 649,700 hectares of farmland in Guangxi have been affected by downpours since June 21, according to the regional civil affairs bureau.
A total of 3,706 houses have collapsed due to the downpours, which fell on 61 counties of 13 cites in Guangxi.
And direct economic losses are estimated to stand at about 684 million yuan (107.59 million U.S. dollars).
Local governments have relocated 49,200 people.
Torrential rain that has swept central China's Hubei province since Monday has also affected 378,600 people, local authorities said on Wednesday.
The storm, with precipitation up to 317 mm recorded in Yidu city, has led to the area being evacuated of 1,130 people, according to the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters. < A total of 152 houses collapsed and 49,733 hectares of farmland were affected in 13 cities and counties, it added.