Street Under at Least 9 Feet of Water as Thousands Affected by Flooding in Southeast China

A street in Qingyuan, China, was submerged in 3 to 4 meters of water on June 22, as floods in the southeastern region of Guangdong affected 400,000 people.

Footage recorded by u/3287403181 on Weibo shows the first floor of buildings on Jianshe Road in Shuibian Town, Yingde, part of Qingyuan city, underwater. Power lines can be seen hovering just above the water’s surface.

The user said the flooding in the street was between three and four meters deep.

Guangdong province in China, where the city of Qingyuan is located, has been hit by severe flooding caused by heavy rain. Local media reported on June 22 that more than 400,000 people had been affected by the floods. No casualties had been registered. Credit: u/3287403181 via Storyful

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