A car in Zhong County of southwest China's Chongqing encountered sudden heavy rain, and was washed away by mountain torrents Monday afternoon, police said.
As of press time, two people were rescued, four died and two are missing. The situation is under further investigation.
Since Sunday, heavy rain has hit Chongqing. Large rivers like the Yangtze, Wujiang and Jialing rivers in Chongqing have also witnessed rapidly increasing water levels, and heavy rains are forecast to continue in the municipality from Tuesday to Thursday.
(Compiled by Feng Zhenglin)