China: Rain-Triggered Floods In N China Leave 13 Dead, 3 Missing

Thirteen people have been confirmed dead and 445,500 have been affected by rain-triggered floods in the east of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region since July 1, said local authorities. More than 8,000 houses were damaged, including 3,300 which were toppled. Over 2,500 cattle died, and more than 70,000 hectares of crops were ruined, according to the regional flood control and drought relief office.