Footage of Floods in Canada and China (May 2017)

In May 2017, rainfall amounts broke several records in Canada and China.

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Chris Machens

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May 25, 2017

Rainfall amounts broke several records. In Jiulongzhen the daily rainfall record fell for Guangzhou, while Xintangzhen broke the three-hour rainfall record for the province. Rivers in Huadu district saw the biggest flood in 20 years. Water overflew three dikes, damaging one of them http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=182565

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Persistent, steady rains soaking swaths of central and eastern Canada have created record precipitation levels triggering widespread flooding and put residents and governments on high alert.

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Covering the climate for Climate State since 2011. Peter Sinclair noted in 2017, "Climate State has been doing an absolutely amazing job of providing a useful historical archive of important experts warning on climate issues through past decades."

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