China’s State media on Sunday reported casualities of the flashfloods . Half a dozen people are dead and thousands of people have been badly affected in South West and North West China . CGTN – a state owned news outlet reported that atleast 6 people have died and another 12 persons whereabouts are missing. It’s due to the massive flashfloods emergence in Southwestern province and Sichuan . Evacuation process output is 1300 people on Saturday . Another state broadcasting CCTV reported that there were six deaths in North western province of Gansu and 3000 people have been evacuated . The worst affected areas recorded as much as 98.9 millimeters (3.9 inches) of rainfall in 1 ½ day. It’s almost two times the July average . In Shanghai and eastern Zhejiang province rains came amid a heat wave with temperatures almost touching as 42 degress Celsius. Recent climate changes have lead to extreme weather events. More water can be stored in warmer air but when released it will lead to a bigger cloudburst . Already China is facing economic woes due to Zero – Covid measures related to travel. This flooding adds on to the current situation.