Heavy rains have left vast areas near the Yangtze river underwater with a typhoon due to hit by the end of the week

Flooding in the Yangtze river basin in China has left 112 people dead or missing in recent days, with more damage feared from a typhoon expected to land within days.

About 16 million people have been affected by heavy rains that have engulfed vast areas near the Yangtze, China’s longest river, the Beijing News cited the civil affairs ministry as saying.

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Source: Guardian Environment