South China to see heavy rains

China's meteorological authority on Wednesday forecast strong rains for the country's southern regions over the next three days.

Rainstorms leave over 100 dead in China

Rainstorms have left 102 people dead and another 30 missing across China since late April, a national disaster relief agency said Wednesday.

Torrential downpours have ravaged parts of southern China this month, triggering floods, damaging buildings and farmland and claiming tens of lives so far. 

The heavy rainfall is expected to subside in Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi and Zhejiang provinces and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, while downpours are likely to continue in Fujian and Guangdong provinces, the National Meteorological Center said on Monday. [Full story]

Rainstorms force 172,000 people to relocate

About 172,000 residents threatened by rainstorms in central China's Hunan province have been relocated.

More than 20,000 people evacuated

Days of heavy rains have caused some rivers and reservoirs to swell and reach above warning levels in Jiangxi Province and more than 20,000 people have been evacuated by Sunday afternoon.

Rainstorms to continue battering

China's meteorological authority forecast Sunday that rainstorms are to continue battering the nation's southern regions including Guangxi autonomous region and Guangdong province.

Death toll rises to 42

The death toll had risen to 42 and 17 others remained missing as of 4 p.m. Sunday after hail and torrential rains battered a mountainous county in northwest China.

More than 1,600 people evacuated

Hail and thunderstorms have killed one person and forced the relocation of more than 1,600 people in southwest China's Guizhou province since Tuesday morning.

Four missing from flash flood

Four people were missing after a flash flood hit a shed at a construction site in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region early Saturday morning.

Damage and Rescue

Families of deceased in NW China storms compensated 1,200 USD

The families of the 37 people who have died since hail and torrential rains battered a mountainous county in northwest China will each get 8,000 yuan (1,270 U.S. dollars) in compensation, local officials said Saturday.

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  3. Death toll rises to 42 in NW China storms, 17 still missing
  4. Hailstorms kill 6 in central China's Hunan province
  5. Death toll rises to 53 in NW China storms