Flooding in China’s Hebei Kills 114, Causes $2.5 Billion Losses

  • Government says 111 still missing, while 309,000 evacuated
  • Nation’s worst flooding since 1998 seen paring 3Q growth

Flooding in China’s northern Hebei province has killed 114 people and led to direct losses of 16.4 billion yuan ($2.5 billion) to the economy, according to the latest statement from the local government.

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