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38 die, 2 missing after heavy rain in south China county

Beijing, June 21 (UNI) Rainfall-triggered disasters have left 38 people dead and two others missing in Pingyuan County in south China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said Friday.
Heavy rains battered the county from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 16, triggering landslides, flooding, and mud flows.
Since entering its flood season on April 4, Pingyuan's cumulative precipitation has reached 1,221.6 millimetres, almost double the normal level for the period in past years.
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18 dead, 1 injured in Nepal's plane crash

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18 bodies recovered following plane crash at Kathmandu airport

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Overseas pilot survives aircraft crash in defence exercise in Australia

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