Live: Heavy downpours batter southwest China's Sichuan Province
Updated 16:08, 17-Aug-2020

Sichuan Province in southwest China has been experiencing continuous heavy rains in the past week. The rainstorm has mostly affected the provincial capital of Chengdu and the cities of Deyang and Mianyang. The rainfall has flooded streets, forced evacuations and disrupted flights amid warnings that 31 rivers in the province could exceed warning levels. Rescue operations are underway. CGTN's Xu Xinchen and Yang Jinghao bring the latest from Chengdu.