Residents Rescued from Severe Flooding in China's Guangxi Province

Dozens of people were rescued from waist-high floodwater in China’s Guangxi province on July 11 after days of heavy rain brought severe flooding to Rongshui County and other areas.

Guangxi Fire’s rescue crews evacuated 25 people from inside a building in the county’s old urban area, they reported.

This video published to Weibo by Guangxi Fire shows an inflatable craft approaching a group of people taking refuge behind the roller door of a building.

Several cities on China’s Yangtze River have issued flood alerts after days of heavy rainfall. A reported 140 people have gone missing or have died in the floods. Credit: Gunagxi Fire via Storyful