China: Extreme weather leaves 15 dead, 2 missing across 9 provincial regions 080613 1455z

Torrential downpours in Central China’s Hunan province have left three people dead and one missing, affecting 669,000 people since Thursday, local authorities confirmed on Saturday. (see totals for 9 regions below)

Heavy rain began to affect Hunan on Thursday and continued into Saturday morning, with over 7,390 residents forced to evacuate the worst-hit areas including the cities of Zhangjiajie and Changde, an official at the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters said.

The rainstorm has triggered landslides in Cili county in Zhangjiajie, killing three local residents and forcing the temporary closure of two provincial highways, according to the official.

The province’s 103 reservoirs have seen the water level brimming over danger marks and the water level of Shimen station on Lishui river recorded a rise of 4.78 meters in one day.

Saturday, 08 June, 2013 at 13:40 (01:40 PM) UTC RSOE

Heavy rain kills 15 in South China

A villager walks on a flooded road in Gangdong village, Duchang county, Jiangxi province on June 7, 2013. [Photo/Xinhua]

“A bout of heavy rain in south and east China has killed 15 people and left another two missing as of today, according to a statement issued by the National Commission for Disaster Reduction.

Rain started to lash nine provincial regions in southern and eastern China, including the provinces of Anhui, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi, on Wednesday, said the statement today.

Hail or rain-triggered floods have affected 4.68 million people and forced the relocation of 62,000 people, toppling 2,500 houses and rendering 21,400 hectares of crops unharvestable, it added.

The disasters caused direct economic losses of 1.7 billion yuan (US$277.16 million), according to the commission.

Local civil affairs authorities have sent relief supplies to the disaster-hit areas, authorities said.” – shanghaidaily.com

Chinese (Google translation)

在中國中部湖南省的傾盆暴雨已造成三人死亡,一人失踪,影響669,000人自上週四以來,地方當局上週六證實。 見下面9個地區的總和)

上週四開始影響湖南大雨,持續到週六上午,擁有超過7,390名居民被迫撤離受災最嚴重的地區包括張家界,常德的城市,在省防汛抗旱指揮部的一位官員說。

張家界慈利縣暴雨引發山體滑坡,造成三名當地居民,並迫使兩個省級公路暫時關閉,按照官方的。

全省103座水庫已在一天之內,充滿了危險標記和澧水石門站的水位記錄水位上升4.78米。

6月,08日(星期六),2013年在13:40(01:40 PM)UTC RSOE

中國南方暴雨15人死亡
江西省都昌縣,江東村,一位村民走在被水淹沒的道路上,2013年6月7。 [圖片/新華社]

一個回合在中國南部和東部地區的大雨已造成15人死亡,並留下另外兩個失踪的今天,由國家減災委員會發表的一份聲明。

雨開始抨擊九省在中國南部和東部地區,包括安徽,湖北,湖南,江西等省份,上週三聲明說,今天。

冰雹或大雨引發的洪水已經影響到468萬人,並被迫搬遷62000人,倒塌房屋2500間,渲染21,400公頃農作物unharvestable,,它補充說。

災害造成直接經濟損失的1.7十億元(277160000美元),根據該委員會。

當地民政部門已派出救援物資到災區,當局說。shanghaidaily.com

Zi zhōnggu zhōngb hnn shěng de qīngpn boyǔ yǐ zochng sān rn sǐwng, yīrn shīzōng, yǐngxiǎng 669,000 rn z shng zhōu s yǐli, dfāng dāngj shng zhōu li zhngsh. (Jin ximin 9 g dqū de zǒngh)

Shng zhōu s kāishǐ yǐngxiǎng hnn dyǔ, chx do zhōu li shngwǔ, yǒngyǒu chāogu 7,390 mng jūmn bi p chl shuzāi zu ynzhng d dqū bāoku zhāngjiāji, chngd de chngsh, zi shěng fngxn knghn zhǐhuī b de yī wi guānyun shuō.

Zhāngjiāji c l xin boyǔ yǐnfā shāntǐ hupō, zochng sān mng dāngd jūmn, bng pshǐ liǎng g shěng j gōngl zhnsh guānb, nzho guānfāng de.

Qun shěng 103 zu shuǐk yǐ zi yītiān zhī ni, chōngmǎnle wixiǎn biāoj h lǐ shuǐ shmn zhn de shuǐwi jl shuǐwi shngshēng 4.78 Mǐ.

6 Yu,08 r (xīngqli), 2013 nin zi 13:40 (01:40 PM) UTC RSOE

Zhōnggu nnfāng boyǔ 15 rn sǐwng
Jiāngxi shěng dū chāng xin, jiāngdōng cūn, yī wi cūnmn zǒu zi bi shuǐ yānm de dol shng, 2013 nin 6 yu 7. [Tpin/xīnhush]

Yīg huh zi zhōnggu nnb h dōngb dqū de dyǔ yǐ zochng 15 rn sǐwng, bng li xi lngwi liǎng g shīzōng de jīntiān, yu gujiā jiǎnzāi wěiyunhu fābiǎo de yī fn shēngmng.

Yǔ kāishǐ pēngj jiǔ shěng zi zhōnggu nnb h dōngb dqū, bāoku ānhuī, hběi, hnn, jiāngxi děng shěngfn, shng zhōu sān shēngmng shuō, jīntiān.

Bīngbo hu dyǔ yǐnfā de hngshuǐ yǐjīng yǐngxiǎng do 468 wn rn, bng bi p bānqiān 62000 rn, dǎotā fngwū 2500 jiān, xunrǎn 21,400 gōngqīng nngzuw unharvestable, , tā bǔchōng shuō.

Zāihi zochng zhjiē jīngj sǔnshī de 1.7 Sh y yun (277160000 měiyun), gēnj gāi wěiyunhu.

Dāngd mnzhng bmn yǐ pichū jiyun wzī do zāiqū, dāngj shuō. – Shanghaidaily.Com

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