The current floods are among the worst in south China since 1998. Large flood-hit areas of southern and southwestern China, particularly Guizhou, Guangxi and Chongqing, had only just recently emerged from a crippling drought that in some regions was the worst in a century.
Chinese residents gather help remove a car as flood waters rise in Guilin, southwest China’s Guangxi province.
An aerial view of a flooded village near the burst dyke.
Chinese residents gather to watch the remains of an old bridge that was washed away by rising waters in Shaxian, southeast China’s Fujian province.
People clear the silt left by the flood out of their homes.
Rescuers carry a child as they evacuate people from the flooded Changkai township.
Families gather on the upper floor of their flooded home in Fuzhou.
Evacuees spend the night at a gymnasium.
Families rest in a classroom used as a flood relief centre, in Fuzhou.
Villagers are evacuated to safer areas.
A man carries his wife on a flooded street in Fuzhou.
A man calls out to a rescue boat while holding on to his child on a flooded street in Fuzhou.
A family camps out on the roof of their flooded home in Fuzhou.
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