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Rainstorms lashed China's Hunan and Guizhou provinces on Monday and Tuesday, affecting over 1 million people and and flooding the ancient town of Fenghuang, state media reported.

Image: A paramilitary policeman walks among floodwater as he transports residents' belongings to safety amid heavy rainfalls in Tongren
A paramilitary policeman carries residents' belongings to safety amid heavy rain in Tongren, Guizhou province, July 15, 2014.Reuters