Record floods threaten southern China


Record floods are expected in parts of southern China today as heavy rains push water levels in the Pearl River delta to their highest in almost a century. – EPA pic, June 23, 2022.

RECORD floods were expected in parts of southern China today as heavy rains pushed water levels in the Pearl River delta to their highest in almost a century.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from the worst-hit parts of the region, which includes Guangdong province, a manufacturing and logistics hub that is home to China’s tech capital Shenzhen.


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