Heavy rain and floods wreak havoc in China

Torrential rain and flood waters caused this bridge to collapse in Guilin city in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region yesterday. Heavy rain lashed much of southern and eastern China over the weekend, with Guangxi Zhuang among the hardest-hit are
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Torrential rain and flood waters caused this bridge to collapse in Guilin city in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region yesterday. Heavy rain lashed much of southern and eastern China over the weekend, with Guangxi Zhuang among the hardest-hit areas. In Fujian province, the death toll after a construction site landslide in Taining county rose to 34, even as rescuers rushed to find survivors. Four people are still missing.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2016, with the headline 'Heavy rain and floods wreak havoc in China'. Print Edition | Subscribe