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Weather brings electric shock risk

By Li Wenfang in Guangzhou and Hou Liqiang in Beijing | China Daily | Updated: 2018-06-13 08:22

Authorities in Guangdong province have begun to comb through electrical facilities to root out safety hazards after four people died - apparently of electrocution - as a result of water-soaked wiring.

The work was initiated as more rainfall is forecast to strike. As much as 20 centimeters of precipitation is expected in some areas.

The four victims died in three separate incidents on Friday, after the province was hit by storms brought by Typhoon Ewiniar. The typhoon is responsible for direct economic losses of 460 million yuan ($72 million) and affected more than 200,000 people in Guangdong, according to authorities.

Weather brings electric shock risk

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