Local authorities said today four people were confirmed dead and two remained missing after a flood hit a village in Guangdong Province last night, Xinhua reported.
A wooden shed was buried by a landslide after a rain-triggered flood hit Niujiao Village in Jitian Township, Lianshan Zhuang and Yao Autonomous County in the city of Qingyuan around 9:00pm yesterday, according to the city's emergency management bureau.
After receiving the report of the accident, the county government dispatched rescuers to the site at 10:20pm. As of 11:00pm, four people were found dead and two injured.
The injured are being treated in hospital. Rescuers are still searching for the missing.