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Heavy rains flood eastern China

Sunday, Jun 24, 2012 - 00:50

June 25 - Heavy rains are flooding farms and residential areas in China's eastern Jiangxi province. Sarah Sheffer reports.

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Flash flooding caused by heavy rains in eastern China. Residents try to save their livestock as the flooding devastates farmland in the area. Firefighters were dispatched to aid local residents, and around 16,000 people have been evacuated. This man is seen throwing food to residents trapped by the flooding. Eleven deaths have been reported, with eight people still missing. According to China's state CCTV, some 49,000 hectares of farmland have been flooded and over 7,000 houses have been damaged. Sarah Sheffer, Reuters

Heavy rains flood eastern China

Sunday, Jun 24, 2012 - 00:50

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