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Nearly 27,000 residents evacuated due to heavy rainfall in east China

Fuzhou, June 14 (UNI) As of 6 a.m. Friday, about 51,500 people in Nanping, Sanming and other cities in east China's Fujian Province were affected by the latest round of heavy rainfall, with nearly 27,000 residents evacuated, according to local authorities.
During this period, more than 3,133 hectares of crops were damaged in Fujian, according to the provincial flood control authorities.
From 8 a.m. on June 9 to 6 a.m. on June 14, 386 townships in 55 county-level areas across Fujian recorded accumulative precipitation of more than 100 mm. The highest precipitation was reported in Huangkeng Township of Nanping City, topping 581.8 mm, local meteorological authorities said.
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