Heavy flood waters sweeping through Beichuan in southwest China's Sichuan province on 9 July 2013. China and Taiwan braced on Friday for the impact of Typhoon Soulik as the toll of dead and missing from torrential rain across a broad swathe of China continues to grow. Photo: AFP / Getty

13 July 2013 (BBC) – Torrential rain and landslides in the west of China have left more than 200 people dead or missing.

Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces have been the worst affected by severe flooding and mudslides.

Now more than 300,000 people have been evacuated as Typhoon Soulik hits the country's eastern coastline.

Nick Childs reports.

Aftermath of floods and mudslides in China, 13 July 2013

12 July 2013  (BBC) – Torrential rain and landslides in western China have left more than 200 people dead or missing in recent days, state media and the government said.

Floodwaters surging through Sichuan province have swept away bridges, houses and hillsides.

It is the worst flooding in 50 years in some areas, with more than 100,000 people forced to leave their homes.

Floods destroy parts of Sichuan province in China

10 July 2013

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Rainstorms Flood China's Sichuan Province, Killing Dozens

Downpours that began on Monday night have brought more than 500 millimeters of rain to some areas. Landslides cut off roads and tunnels. Swollen rivers swept away bridges.

Floodwater has reached as high as 7 meters in Beichuan County where collapsed hotels and other buildings damaged by the quake have been preserved.

Beichuan is one of the areas hit hard by the disaster that left 87,000 people dead or missing. State-run media reports say some areas in the province are experiencing their worst floods in 50 years. http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/englis...

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