Torrential rain floods southern China

Last updated 08:40 04/07/2012
REUTERS

Floods in southwestern China force hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Travis Brecher reports.

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Severe floods have swept across southwestern China, brought on by torrential rains.

State media reported that hundreds of thousands of people were forced to evacuate from the area.

An estimated 2.5 million people in China have been affected by the recent rainstorms, according to Xinhua.

State broadcaster CCTV said meteorologists were predicting that the storms would continue for several more days.

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