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At Least 35 Dead in Chinese Downpour

The worst torrential rain in China in 40 years has reportedly claimed the lives of at least 35 people; 13 others remain missing.

At least 35 people were killed and 13 more are missing in the worst torrential rain in central and southern China in 40 years; at least six provinces have been hit by the natural disaster, according to the Chinese news agency Xinhua.

The worst-hit provinces included Guizhou, Fujian and Jiangxi, where the heavy rain caused mudslides and flooding.

Meanwhile, China's National Meteorological Center has reported that the rain is expected to begin weakening later on Sunday.

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