About 1.79 million people in central Hunan province China affected by heavy rains and floods starting from June 1, Xinhua News Agency reported on June 8, citing local officials.
Mr. Li Dajian – an official at the drought relief and control command flood Hunan province – Information, in the latest flood, 10 people were killed and 3 people were still missing as of June 8.
More than 2,700 houses collapsed or were severely damaged and about 286,000 people were evacuated in Hunan province.
The central province of China launched a provincial emergency response for disaster relief on June 2. Hunan has delivered tents, rollaway beds and other items to areas affected by the floods. Temporary relief funds and other supplies have also been deployed to mitigate the impact of the floods.
The heavy downpour has affected most of Hunan province, with some monitoring stations recording historic levels of rainfall, according to the provincial flood control and drought relief command.
According to Xinhua News Agency, on June 8, the National Meteorological Center of China extended the blue warning for rainstorms in various parts of the country.
Latest weather forecast said that until 9.6, heavy rain will affect Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan islands, Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan, with southern areas of Guangdong province having a high amount of rain. rain up to 150mm. Some areas are likely to get over 60mm of rain per hour, accompanied by thunderstorms and strong winds.
China has a four-level color-coded weather warning system, with red being the most severe, followed by orange, yellow and blue.