Floods swamp China's south, spark extreme weather fears

By Mei Mei Chu, David Kirton and Liz Lee
Updated April 22 2024 - 8:55pm, first published 8:50pm
Cities in China's Guangdong province have been half-submerged in an early start to the flood season. (EPA PHOTO)
Cities in China's Guangdong province have been half-submerged in an early start to the flood season. (EPA PHOTO)

Floods have swamped cities in southern China's densely populated Pearl River Delta following record-breaking rains, sparking worries about the region's defences against bigger deluges induced by extreme weather events.

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