South China floods force tens of thousands to evacuate - The Associated Press


Major flooding has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people in southern China Floodwaters from heavy rainfall have collapsed roads submerged houses and factories and swept away Carson crops in the manufacturing hub of Guangdong China regularly sees flooding in the summer months but this year is considered the worst in decades officials have suspended school office work in public transportation in the South China province amid rising waters Chinese state TV showed city streets waste deep in water In neighboring junkie rescue crews and inflatable boats evacuated residents trapped in their homes in inundated villages storm warnings have been issued with more rain expected in eastern provinces including the capital Beijing I'm Jennifer King

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