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China - Flash floods (China Meteorological Administration Meteo forecast, media floodlist, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 August 2022)
News and Press Release
- Originally published
- Over the past few days, heavy rainfall has affected Qinghai Province (western China), causing flash floods, triggering mudslides and resulting in casualties and damage.
- According to media reports, at least 16 people have died, 36 are still missing and more than 6,200 people have been affected across the Province.
- Search and rescue operations conducted by 600 people and 107 vehicles are ongoing.
- For the next 24 hours, moderate rain with localized thunderstorms is forecast over eastern Qinghai Province.