Dramatic flood sweeps through residential area in China as reservoir bursts

Telegraph: A huge downpour has battered Pingba County in Guizhou Province, southwest China, with rainfall over 7 inches (188 millimeters). Heavy rain started to batter Pingba Monday night, inundating roads and residential areas. Rain-triggered flood trapped more than 1,000 vehicles across the county, and rescuers are busy freeing the vehicles out. It is not known if there are any casualties. To make matters worse, a nearby reservoir burst during the rainstorm, bringing the water level to about 4 foot......

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