China Flood 2020 - Hubei, Chongqing, Sichuan -Yangtze River
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A total of 19.91 million people have been affected by floods since the start of the summer flood season in China, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said, Xinhua News Agency reported.
In total, about 1.3 million people were relocated to a safe place due to floods, while 582 thousand people needed emergency assistance.
Natural disasters caused total property damage of 53.4 billion yuan (about $ 7.7 billion), 34,000 homes were washed away and more than 1.76 million hectares of farmland were flooded.
Heavy downpours and floods caused by them hit dozens of regions in China, such as Sichuan, Hubei, Chongqing and others. Dozens of people have died or gone missing. Ten provincial-level regions have declared the second highest, orange weather hazard.