Heavy rainfall in southern China has caused serious flooding, killing at least 15 people, while injuring dozens and forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate.
Most of the devastation is centered around Hunan province where the Xiangjiang River, a major tributary of the Yangtze, has seen its water level rise to record highs while dikes have burst open elsewhere in the province, leading to 260,000 people being displaced from their homes, according to state media.
Meanwhile, the provincial capital of Changsha has also seen city streets and shops flooded.
Flooding has also ravaged neighboring provinces like Guizhou and Guangxi, leaving parts of the tourist city of Guilin underwater.
Against Mother Nature, even the giant head of Mao is helpless.
Check out some videos of the flooding below:
[Images via Xinhua / ChinaNews / NetEase / Tencent]
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