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Climate change ‘major risk for China’s modernization’

Heavy rain, flooding and heat waves continue to plague China this summer.

40 degrees Celsius and more in the northeast. Heavy rain and flooding, sweeping away cars and houses in parts of southern China – the People’s Republic also recently experienced severe weather events. Landslides resulted from the heavy rain. Five people died after their house was swept away by the floods. Temperatures in Henan Province, with a population of almost 100 million, climbed to over 40 degrees for several days.

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