Flooded county in Anhui starts to recover

By Zhu Lixin in Shexian, Anhui | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-07-08 22:03
Vendors sell vegetables on a corner outside a shop, whose owner is busy clearing the interior of debris from flooding, on July 8, 2020. [Photo by Zhu Lixin/chinadaily.com.cn]

As rainfall abates, flooding in Shexian county in East China's Anhui province is receding, bringing order back to the streets.

The county was severely hit by flooding, the heaviest in over 50 years, resulting in the delay of the first two exams for the national college entrance examination, or gaokao, on Tuesday.

A visit to the county town on Wednesday afternoon found that sanitation workers and local residents had started to clear the mud and garbage left by the flooding.

Shops on higher ground are still open to customers, though there were not many.

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