More than 1 mln people suffered in flood in south China

Date: 04:07, 12-05-2014.

Almaty. May 12. KazTAG - More than 1 mln people have suffered, three have died in flood in the south of China, reports the Xinhua news agency.

"As of 20.00 on May 11 the Ministry of Civil Administration of China reported about 1.22 mln of victims and three casualties in the flood in the south of China," reads the message.

Strong rains started on May 8, the showers disturbed routine rhythm of life of 1.22 mln people, 29 000 of them were evacuated. The disaster destructed 1500 and damaged more than 9200 premises. It affected 93.1 thousand hectares of agricultural lands. The economic damage is estimated to $151 mln.

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