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Rainstorms to plague flood-hit areas in next 3 days

07-12-2010 09:58 BJT

BEIJING, July 11 (Xinhua) -- China's Central Meteorological Station warned Sunday that rainstorms would again batter areas inundated by floods in central and east China in the coming days.

Photo taken on July 10, 2010 shows the flood in Fenshui Town, Wanzhou District of Chongqing, southwest China. The rainstorm hit here again one day after it triggered landslides and flood on Friday.(Xinhua/Zhou Hengyi) 
Photo taken on July 10, 2010 shows the flood in Fenshui Town, Wanzhou District of 
Chongqing, southwest China. The rainstorm hit here again one day after it triggered 
landslides and flood on Friday.(Xinhua/Zhou Hengyi)
 
From Monday until Wednesday, the observatory forecast some regions in provinces including Guizhou, Hunan, Hubei and Anhui will see heavy rain storms.

Eastern Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, central Henan, Chongqing and Shanghai will also see rainstorms during the next three days.

Rain-triggered floods are affecting millions of people in east and south China along China's longest river, the Yangtze, after torrential rains.

During the 10 days ended Saturday, 50 people were confirmed dead and 15 others were still missing in 9 provinces, according to figures from the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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