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Severe flooding in China has affected 1.75m people

Telegraph, 12 Oct 2021
Unseasonably heavy rainfall has flooded north China's Shanxi province, with more rain forecast.

Many parts of Shanxi, a landlocked province that generally has dry weather, saw record-breaking rainfall over the past week.

More than 1.75 million residents have so far been affected by the floods in Shanxi, which state news agency Xinhua reported had received more than three times the average monthly rainfall for October in just five days last week.

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