Guangxi was hit by the heaviest floods since 2005, local media reported.
Meteorological authorities said on Monday that 28 of Guangxi’s rivers had exceeded warning levels, with rains continuing on Tuesday.
Jiangxi province issued a red alert for flooding on Monday.
And in Fujian, more than 220,000 people have been evacuated since the beginning of this month because of floods, China’s official Xinhua news agency said on Monday.
Earlier this month, at least 21 people died after flooding induced by torrential rain in the central Chinese province of Hubei.
Catastrophic flooding in central China’s Henan province last summer killed 398 people and caused economic losses of more than US$10 billion.
Source: Channel News Asia