A house submerged in water apart from the roof
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China flooding forms seven-metre-deep lake in Hunan province

6 July 2014 Last updated at 09:22 BST

Heavy rainfall in parts of China has formed a lake of more than 150 sq km (58 sq miles).

The flooding in Hunan province is up to seven metres (23ft) deep in some areas.

Torrential rain across central and southern China has submerged cars, houses and entire roads, leaving some people stranded.

Emily Thomas reports.