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VIDEOS: Heavy downpours affect more than 100,000 in China’s Sichuan

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Torrential rains have affected over 100,000 people in China’s Sichuan province, forcing the evacuation of over 7,000 people, according to local authorities.

From 8 a.m., heavy rains lashed the northeastern part of Sichuan, including the cities of Bazhong, Nanchong, and Dazhou. Saturday until 8:00 a.m. According to the Sichuan provincial water resources department, flooding occurred on Sunday, flooding roads and raising water levels in several local rivers above warning levels.

According to Xinhua news agency, a monitoring station in Yingshan County, Nanchong, saw 424.8 mm of precipitation in a 24-hour period.

Disaster relief and rescue operations are currently underway.

Videos show flood situation in China’s Sichuan after heavy rain


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