At least 33 persons were reported missing in China’s Zhejiang province after heavy rains triggered landslides authorities said on Thursday.nbsp;

A landslide occurred on Wednesday evening at Sucun village where 27 residents were missing following a heavy downpour brought on by typhoon Megi Xinhua news agency reported.nbsp;

quot;Roughly 400000 cubic metres of debris slid down the mountains and buried 20 houses and 17 other houses were also flooded. A township cadre who rushed to help relocate villagers is among the missingquot; an official said.nbsp;

Six persons in Baofeng village were also missing on Wednesday night after their homes were destroyed by another landslide.nbsp;

The government has mobilised more than 1200 persons 21 excavators four pumps and other emergency equipment for the rescue work.nbsp;

A temporary relocation site was set up in a nearby village where 118 persons were settled and a total of 176 beds 50 items of clothing and some food packets were sent to the victims.