Death toll in China floods reaches 93

At least 93 people were confirmed killed after days of unseasonally heavy rain in China, state-run news agency Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Landslides and floods have hit 11 provinces across the country in the past four days of rain, destroying 22,000 homes and displacing 726,000 people, the report said.

The worst affected central province of Hubei saw 38 people confirmed dead, as several provinces reported the heaviest rainfall since 1998.

National weather authorities had warned of heavy rain expected in early July.

Last update: Tue, 05/07/2016 - 11:30
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