China landslides leave scores dead

Guardian: At least 127 people are dead and another 2,000 missing after landslides and floodwaters swept through a county in north-western China overnight, state media reported. Half of the town of Zhouqu, in the south of Gansu province, was submerged. Water rose to the third storey of buildings and sludge as thick as two metres blocked major roads. Three hundred homes were engulfed by mud in the nearby village of Yueyuan, said an official. China's worst flooding for a decade has already ......

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