A big flood hit eastern China. The flood happens along the Yangtze River or the Changjiang River. The Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia. It is the third longest river in the world.
Officials said that it was the biggest flood in the country in many years. The flood lasted over one week.More than 300,000 people must leave their homes. The flood destroyed many towns and villages. Many people lost their homes. People didn’t have anything to eat.
In Poyang County, heavy rain destroyed towns and villages, and more than 5,000 people had to leave their homes. Officials used 54 boats to rescue almost 2,000 people. In Shexian county, people started to clean the streets and homes after the flood.