Posted On 13 Jun 2011
Floods caused by torrential rains in central and southern China left 105 dead and 63 missing in 10 days.
Flooding on south of the Yangtze River and in the Guangxi region (southwest) affected 13 provinces, including Hunan (center), Hubei (center), Guizhou (south) y Jiangxi (east) or regions, and destroyed 465,000 hectares of crops.
China is the scene each year of heavy rains during the summer. In 2010, they caused the death or disappearance of more than 4,300 people.
The ministry and the National Commission for Disaster Reduction launched an emergency alert today to anticipate that in the coming days because more rain is expected in central and southern regions.