CHINA Over 1.7 million affected as heavy rainfall batters China

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Over 1.7 million affected as heavy rainfall batters China

CGTN

21:31, June 08, 2020

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The street is submerged in Yongzhou City, central China's Hunan Province. (Photo: National Disaster Reduction Center of China)

More than 1,760,000 residents in several regions of China including south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, central China's Hunan Province have been affected by the heavy rainfall that began June 2, the national disaster reduction center said on Monday.

Nine people were killed and five are unaccounted for due to the severe rainfall, said the center.

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