Southern China rains kill 55, leave 14 missing
Chinese Paramilitary policemen use a boat to evacuate people on a flooded street after torrential rains in Xiamen in southeast China's Fujian province Thursday, May 16, 2013. (© AP Photo)
BEIJING (AP) —
Chinese authorities say rainstorms that battered southern China this week have killed 55 people and left 14 others missing.
The Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs website says at least nine provinces have had storms and some flooding and landslides since Tuesday. It says Guangdong province has been hit the hardest, with 36 deaths and 10 missing people, followed by Jiangxi province, where six people are reported dead and four more missing.
Guangdong's weather service forecasts more heavy rain along with thunder, strong wind gusts and hail in the coming days and warns of flooding and mudslides.
when I visited china..they liked americans...took pictures with me...kids called hey joe and shook my hand
I was stationed in Berlin in "74 , I didn't feel half as welcome as I did in china.
From what I saw in Chongqing, we have been very misled about the Chinese people. The US also tortured or had a hand in the torture of many Chinese people, and still there is a monument for Americas help in ridding the country of japs in ww2. Joe Stilwells' (Burma trail) office and compound is well visited.
Turn in your Semiautomatic Rifles, Turn in your Hand Guns, Turn in your Long Guns. The POLICE / government will take care of you, "WHEN THE BAD GUYS ARE AT YOUR HOUSE."
ASK CHINA, THEY HAVE ALWAYS HAD GUN CONTROLL
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