At least 12 people died in the rains in southwest China

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At least 12 people died as a result of heavy rains in Sichuan Province, China, in the south-west of the country. This was reported by Xinhua on June 29.

In addition, at least ten people are reported missing, the agency said.

Storms have led to flooding in several cities. A total of almost 10 thousand people were in danger, 7.7 thousand of whom have already been evacuated.

At the same time, the disaster caused the destruction of houses, several highways, bridges, dams and transmission lines.

Rescuers continue their work in the affected area.

June 27, it was reported that the authorities were forced to evacuate 42 thousand people from Jiangxi province due to heavy rains, which sink southern and south-western China.