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Heavy rain in China kills at least 87, millions evacuated

Heavy rain in China kills at least 87, millions evacuated

SHANGHAI: Heavy rain in China has killed no less than 87 individuals and constrained 16 million from their homes, state media gave an account of Saturday.

Seventy-two individuals have been murdered and 78 are lost in the northern area of Hebei after downpour activated surges and avalanches, the Xinhua news office reported, refering to the common undertakings division.

Almost 50,000 homes have gave way and around 8.6 million individuals have been influenced, it said.

In the focal region of Henan, 15 individuals were murdered and eight were lost after rainstorms and solid winds constrained 7.2 million individuals from their homes and harmed 18,000 houses, huge parts of China have been immersed with downpour this mid year, executing more than 200 individuals.

More than 1.5 million hectares of products have been harmed, prompting direct monetary misfortunes of more than 20 billion yuan ($3 billion), the legislature has said.

The national bank on Friday issued an announcement saying it would give money related backing to overwhelmed regions. ($1 = 6.6760 Chinese yuan renminbi)