BEIJING, June 12 (Xinhua) -- Hailstorms and floods over the Dragon Boat Festival holiday have left two people dead and seven missing across China.
The hailstorms mainly occurred in north China. As of 9 a.m. Sunday, hail had been linked to the death of one person, and two more remain missing. Nine provincial regions including Tianjin, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi and Liaoning were affected by the hailstorms, according to statistics from the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
Floods in Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi and Guizhou left one dead and five missing. More than 11,000 people were relocated and 4,900 people received emergency aid, such as food and clean water, according to the ministry.
The ministry estimates that the weather front caused economic losses of 420 million yuan (64 million U.S. dollars).