33 dead, 8 missing in China's flood-hit Henan

By ANI | Published: July 22, 2021 11:07 AM2021-07-22T11:07:46+5:302021-07-22T11:15:02+5:30

Torrential rain has affected about 3 million people in central China's Henan Province, with 33 reported dead and eight still missing as of 4 am Thursday, local authorities said.

33 dead, 8 missing in China's flood-hit Henan | 33 dead, 8 missing in China's flood-hit Henan

33 dead, 8 missing in China's flood-hit Henan

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Torrential rain has affected about 3 million people in central China's Henan Province, with 33 reported dead and eight still missing as of 4 am Thursday, local authorities said.

A total of 376,000 local residents have been relocated to safe places, said the provincial emergency management department.

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about 188.6 million US dollars). (ANI/Xinhua)

( With inputs from ANI )

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