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Wednesday, 21 August, 2002, 13:19 GMT 14:19 UK
In pictures: Asia's extreme weather
Torrential rain is continuing to cause havoc in China, Cambodia and the region. In China alone floods have killed at least 250 people in the last weeks.

Chinese soldiers laying sandbags
Thousands of Chinese are working round the clock to shore up defences around Lake Dongting

Pig being evacuated
Livestock is being rescued from the rising waters

Old woman rescued from China floods
Old people are particularly vulnerable and need help

Landslide in Yunnan, China
Landslides triggered by the torrential rain have killed more than 100 people in China

Flood waters in Cambodia's Mekong Delta
Cambodia is the latest country to be hit

Shop near Hanoi affected by flooding
In Vietnam, the clear-up is beginning

Flooded street in Hanoi
Two days of torrential rain had completely flooded the streets in Hanoi


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