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Two dead after landslide caused by heavy rainfall

By ZHAO RUINAN | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2024-06-23 20:27

Two died in a house collapse on Sunday in a township of Jiujiang city in Jiangxi province after a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall, China Central Television reported.

Residents at the site have been safely evacuated and the cleanup efforts are underway, said the local authorities.

Starting from Saturday, torrential rain hit the northwest region in Jiangxi, with 14 monitoring stations in three counties reporting severe rainfall. Xiushui county, where the township is located, recorded the highest at 146 millimeters of all monitoring stations in the region.

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