The number of victims of torrential rains and floods in southern China has risen to 12 people

Число жертв проливных дождей и паводков на юге Китая возросло до 12 человек

In the South of China in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous region continue torrential rains that caused flash floods, the Agency said . The death toll in the disaster rose to 12 people.

In the area of Guangxi heavy rains started on 4 June. By 11 June, six cities and 37 counties were flooded by the floods, which affected more than 570 thousand people. According to forecasts of weather forecasters, in the coming days the rains will intensify.

The floods began with heavy rains that continued in southern China from the end of may. Earlier it was reported about the seven victims, 185 houses were completely washed away by the water, injured tens of thousands of hectares of farmland.