USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
China
Home / China / Society

Flood leaves 7 dead, 2 missing in NW China

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-08-08 13:17

LANZHOU - Seven people have died and two others remain missing after a flood in northwest China's Gansu Province, local authorities said Tuesday.

Rainstorms hit three townships in Wenxian county in Longnan city from Sunday evening to Monday morning, resulting in geological disasters including landslides.

Nearly 1,000 residents have been relocated to safety. The rain also left roads blocked, houses collapsed or damaged, and power supply and communication interrupted.

The local government has dispatched thousands of people to participate in rescue and relief work.

Editor's picks
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US