Mudslide sends boulders down next to homes and cars get washed away by floodwaters in China

Mail Online | 6/10/2019 | Tracy You For Mailonline
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A massive mudslide sent huge boulders down the side of a mountain just metres away from a residential complex in a Chinese city today.

Terrifying footage shows the mountainside collapsing next to several tower blocks in Fujian Province in south-eastern China.

Floodwaters - Neighbourhood - Cars - Toys

Raging floodwaters then burst into the neighbourhood and swept away parked cars as if they were toys.

The extreme weather in the city of Sanming was caused by continuous rain.

Bureau - Yesterday - Alert - Rain - Downpours

Sanming meteorological bureau yesterday issued a yellow alert for heavy rain, forecasting downpours with a precipitation rate of 50mm (2.0in) per hour in the 24 hours to follow.

A city-wide emergency rescue campaign was launched.

Level - Shaxi - River - Result - Rainfalls

The level of the local Shaxi River rose rapidly as a result of the rainfalls....
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