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Aug 18, 2022 07:15 PM
CHINA

Northwest China Flash Floods Leave 16 Dead, 36 Missing

What’s new: At least 16 people have been killed and 36 others are still missing as of noon Thursday after flash flooding in Northwest China’s Qinghai province, state media reported, as torrential rains continue to pound parts of the vast province.

On Wednesday night, heavy downpours hit Datong county in provincial capital Xining, causing mudslides in mountainous areas that led rivers to change course and flood towns and villages, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

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