Soldiers rush to set up sand bags to prevent flood from an overflowing river in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China
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'Worst China floods for a century'

Parts of China are suffering from their worst flooding in more than century, according to state media.

Parts of China are suffering from their worst flooding in more than century, according to state media.

Areas of the north-east, along the Russian border, have been some of the worst hit, with at least 85 people losing their lives.

Soldiers and residents have joined forced to build flood defences, but it is feared they could be breached at any time.

Jonathan Josephs reports.

  • 27 Aug
  • From the section China