Press Trust of Indai
BEIJING, 16 JULY: Three people were killed and seven others missing in floods triggered by heavy rains in northwest China, official media reported today.
Heavy rain pounded Huanxian County in Gansu Province in the last two days, local officials said.
As of today rain-triggered floods had forced over 200 people in six villages to relocate, and 9,267 hectares of crops had been damaged, they said.
Road traffic, telecommunications and electricity were disrupted in towns and power has not yet been fully restored.
Over 100 people have been killed and over 175 missing in floods and landslides in different provinces in China since last week.