12 August 2020,   21:49
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China floods - More than 150 killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated

Floods in north and central China have killed at least 150 people, with scores missing and hundreds of thousands forced from homes. Hebei and Henan provinces are the worst hit by the flash floods and landslides.


At least 114 people have been killed in Hebei, with 111 missing and 53,000 houses destroyed.


In one city, Xingtai, at least 25 people died, prompting people to demonstrate against the government for failing to warn them of the flooding.

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