Heavy rain affects 2.83 million in East China

The rain inflicted direct economic losses stated at around 2.3 billion yuan (approximately TL 722 million).

Heavy rain affects 2.83 million in East China

World Bulletin/News Desk

Heavy rain affected nearly 2.83 million people in East China's Shandong province.

395 thousand hectares of plantation were destroyed and 3,695 houses toppled because of the rainfall, according to Xinhua, news agency of China.

The rain inflicted direct economic losses stated at around 2.3 billion yuan (approximately TL 722 million).

Due to the floods, 337 people lost their lives, while 213 have been missing since the beginning of the year.

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