People missing after flash floods in China

STORY: CCTV also aired footage of the aftermath, with volunteers seen cleaning up muddy roads, and rescuers utilising inflatable boats to reach stranded people.

A storm that began at 10 p.m. (1400 GMT) on August 10 and lasted until 11 a.m. (0300 GMT) on August 11 saw the heaviest rainfall experienced this year, according to the China News Service.

Authorities have activated a flood emergency response, and relief efforts are underway.