Heavy rain leaves 13 dead, 2 missing in Guangdong
A total of 13 people were killed and two are still missing as of 2pm Thursday as torrential downpours destroyed roads and toppled houses in southern China's Guangdong Province.
The city of Heyuan is among the worst-hit regions in the latest round of rainstorms that have persisted for over a week. More than 280,000 people were affected and over 4,000 houses were damaged, according to the local publicity department.
Over 200 rescuers have been sent to the worst-hit sites by 8am Thursday.