Torrential flooding causes chaos in China.
Title: "THOUSANDS DIE & MILLIONS HOMELESS in torrential floods that destroyed 2000 villages and inundated 10,00 square miles".
L/S of a half-collapsed arched bridge over a rapid running river that has burst its banks, lots of people cross the bridge, carrying and dragging bundles. Various shots of the river - the water has raised to such an extent to almost touches the top of the bridge arches.
M/S of bare chested Chinese men stacking up straw bales and sand bags to prevent river water creeping any further. M/S of a rickshaws being pulled through a flooded street, the men pulling the rickshaw are up to their knees in water, another man gives a woman a piggy back.
Panning shot of a landscape devastated by the floods - houses are reduced to heaps of rubble and heaps of wooden beams. M/S of children and an old woman walking through the debris and rubble.