More than 1.17 million people have been affected in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region by floods triggered by continuous heavy rain that started on Saturday.
The floods have so far caused the region 700 million yuan (about 102 million U.S. dollars) in direct economic losses, according to the regional flood control and drought relief headquarters.
It said 22 counties in five cities — the regional capital Nanning, Fangchenggang, Baise, Hechi and Chongzuo — were worst hit, with 1,800 rooms and 87,000 hectares of crops destroyed.
The floods also cut off roads, shut down 17 factories and coal mines and damaged 68 reservoirs and 107 dams.
The video above shows the situation in Nanning, capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Al-Jazeera says at least 34 have died in the region and another 120 on the other side of the border in north Vietnam. Vietnamese officials have described this as the largest flood ever to hit Hanoi, the capital. Large parts of the city have been submerged and inundated by the flood.