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Wangmo County

Wangmo County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
Country China
Province Guizhou
Prefecture Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Wangmo County (望谟县) is a county of Guizhou, China. It is under the administration of the Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.

Wangmo, recorded 122.5 millimetres (4.8 in) of rainfall in one hour, on 9 June 2011, the most rainfall in the county in 200 years. [1] And on 20 June 2011, 312 millimetres (1 ft 0.3 in) of rain fell in 3hrs in the county [2] as part of significant flooding across the region.

  1. ^ "China floods kill fifty-two as 100,000 flee homes". Associated Foreign Press. 9 June 2011. Archived from the original on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Flood-hit China braces for more storms". 20 June 2011. 
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