Last Updated: Sunday, May 17, 2015

Mudslides and lightning kill four in Guangxi, China


Mudslides and lightning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have claimed lives of at least four people.

At least two people died and nine others injured after a thunderbolt hit at a bus stop in Liuma village of Baise city, Xinhua reported.

One person was struck by lightning in Guanyang county of Guilin city.

On Friday morning, one person was killed and another five went missing in a mudslide in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County.

Rain-triggered floods have affected about 60,500 people in 11 counties and districts in cities of Guilin and Liuzhou, the civil affairs department of Guangxi said.