150,000 people evacuated in Hainan due to heavy rainfall
Precipitation has reached 510 mm in parts of Wanning City in Hainan, and an average of 300 mm in eight townships around the city since Friday.
Authorities have dispatched speedboats to evacuate local residents from flooded areas.
Hainan Meteorological Service said the rain is expected to last through Monday in the east of the province. It said the weather poses challenges for rescue work and warned of floods and landslides in rain-battered areas.
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