WORLD 'One-in-a-hundred-year' downpours, floods continue to hit New Zealand's South Island

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'One-in-a-hundred-year' downpours, floods continue to hit New Zealand's South Island

Xinhua

22:15, May 31, 2021

Photo taken on May 31, 2021 shows a flooded road in Christchurch, New Zealand. Downpours and floods that forecasters said could be "one-in-a-hundred-year" continued to hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday after a whole day and night's persistent and heavy rain that started on Sunday. (Photos: Xinhua)

Photo taken on May 31, 2021 shows a flooded road in Christchurch, New Zealand. Downpours and floods that forecasters said could be "one-in-a-hundred-year" continued to hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday after a whole day and night's persistent and heavy rain that started on Sunday.

Photo taken on May 31, 2021 shows a flooded road in Christchurch, New Zealand. Downpours and floods that forecasters said could be "one-in-a-hundred-year" continued to hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday after a whole day and night's persistent and heavy rain that started on Sunday.

A vehicle runs on a flooded road in Christchurch, New Zealand, May 31, 2021. Downpours and floods that forecasters said could be "one-in-a-hundred-year" continued to hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday after a whole day and night's persistent and heavy rain that started on Sunday.

Vehicles run on a flooded road in Christchurch, New Zealand, May 31, 2021. Downpours and floods that forecasters said could be "one-in-a-hundred-year" continued to hit New Zealand's South Island on Monday after a whole day and night's persistent and heavy rain that started on Sunday.

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