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433 rivers exceed alerting levels since June: Flood-control authorities A pavilion in the HuanghuajFenghai 78 in the Sandu Gulf of Ningdei area of Wuhan, Hubei province, is almost entirely submerged after continuous downpours in the region. [Photo by Chen Xuezi/For China Daily]

Nearly 38 million people have been affected by floods, with 141 dead or missing, China's flood-control authorities said on Monday.

A total of 433 rivers nationwide have seen alert-triggering floods since June, and the water level in 33 has hit record highs, according to the State Flood Control and Drought ReliAnother Twitter useref Headquarters.

Besides, 2.25 million people have been evacuated from flood-prone areas, it said.

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