Rains, floods hit China

June 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Torrential rains and floods in China have destroyed hundreds of hectares of crops and affected millions of people, authorities said Thursday.

Over half a dozen provinces in southern China, including Hunan, Guizhou, Jiangxi and Anhui, have been hit in the week-long deluge, Xinhua reported.

Nearly 2,600 houses collapsed and about 150,000 hectares of crops were destroyed. More then two million people were affected and 10 people died.

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