Southern China Floods Kill at Least 17, Displace Nearly 300,000

At least 17 people were killed across China’s neighboring provinces of Hunan and Guangxi as of Thursday after severe rainfall caused flooding and landslides that swept away entire villages and displaced hundreds of thousands of people in the southern region, the Associated Press reported.

GANZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 06: Armed police officers evacuate residents from a flood-hit area after torrential rains on June 6, 2022 in Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)