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China renews yellow alerts for rainstorms, high temp

Beijing, June 19 (UNI) China's meteorological authority continued to issue both a yellow alert for rainstorms and a yellow alert for high temperatures on Wednesday.
From 8 a.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday, torrential rain will sweep parts of Jiangsu, Anhui, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Guangxi and Guangdong, according to the National Meteorological Center.
Some of these regions will experience short-term heavy rainfall with 70 mm or more of hourly precipitation, accompanied by thunderstorms and gales.
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35 dead, 250 injured in Afghanistan flash floods

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