News Alerts

30 Jun 2017 | 08:50 PM UTC

China: Severe flooding in Jiangxi province June 20-29, July 1-2

China News Alert

Heavy storms batter Jiangxi province from June 20 to June 29; more flooding possible July 1-2

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/30/2017, 12:00 AM until 7/2/2017, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION Jiangxi province


Extensive flooding occurred in Jiangxi province from Tuesday, June 20, to Thursday, June 29, after heavy rainfall caused local rivers to overflow. Authorities have reported that seven people have died, two are currently missing, and almost 440,000 people have been displaced. According to current forecasts, additional storms and flooding are possible in northern Jiangxi on Saturday, July 1, and Sunday, July 2.


Individuals present in Jiangxi province are advised to monitor the situation, to avoid areas directly hit by flooding, and to adhere to any orders issued by the local authorities. Remember that driving or walking through running water can be dangerous - 15 cm (6 in) of running water is enough to knock over an adult.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news