CHINA 21 killed, 4 missing as heavy rain hits central China

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21 killed, 4 missing as heavy rain hits central China

Xinhua

19:08, August 13, 2021

Rescuers clear a road in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

A rescuer puts up a tent in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

Electricians walk in rain to repair power facilities in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

Rescuers transfer food items in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

Staff members push a van loaded with disaster-relief supplies in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

Rescuers transfer disaster-relief supplies in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

Rescuers put up a tent in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

A rescuer clears a road in Liulin Township of Suixian County, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 13, 2021. Twenty-one people were killed and four others missing as heavy rain lashed Liulin Township from Wednesday to Thursday, local authorities said Friday. The Liulin Township saw total precipitation reaching 503 mm from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday, causing an average waterlogging depth of 3.5 meters, the county said in an announcement. Over 8,000 people have been affected in the township, according to the announcement. Disaster relief and rescue efforts are underway. (Photo: Xinhua)

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