China faces extreme weather as temperatures rise, more rain falls – government forecasters

Men try to remove a bunch of bamboos from a bridge in floodwaters following heavy rainfall in Rongan county, Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China June 10, 2019. Picture taken June 10, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Extreme weather in China is becoming increasingly frequent, with temperatures in some regions hitting record highs this year and with rainfall set to exceed average levels by 70% in the next 10 days, officials at the nation’s weather bureau warned. Speaking at a briefing on Tuesday, Liao Jun of the disaster relief […]

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