Update 2021-10-11 (2): According to further reports on Monday (11 October), at least 17,000 buildings in Shanxi province were destroyed by the floods caused by the heavy rainfall. Further rainfall must be expected in the coming days.
Update 2021-10-11 (1): At least 120,000 people have been evacuated in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi after heavy rainfall in recent days. Coal mines have been closed and in many places the harvest has been destroyed by the storms. Parts of the province are under water, according to media reports on Monday (11 October).