At least six dead in eastern China floods, landslides

At least six people were dead after heavy rain triggered floods and landslides in eastern China, state media reports said.

A landslide had buried three houses in a village of Zhejiang province early Sunday.

Rescuers pulled out three bodies on Sunday afternoon and three more Monday morning, Xinhua news agency cited the city government as saying.

A week of heavy rain in the eastern and southern regions of the country had displaced more than 31,000 people, and the worst weather is expected to come on Tuesday and Wednesday, the National Meteorological Center said Monday.

China is bracing for a major flood year, according to Xinhua. 

Last update: Mon, 30/05/2016 - 10:33

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