Tropical storm Conson, aka typhoon Basyang, is currently battering southern China after heavy rains and flooding have already punished the country for weeks. The economic damage from China’s recent weather woes totals in billions of dollars, while evacuations in the affected areas have been widespread. From an Al Jazeera English report/video: Swollen rivers and landslides have already killed 135 people across the country since the start of July. More than 35 million people have had their lives disrupted by the floods and landslides, and more than a million people have been displaced. The Philippines also suffered heavy damage from Conson/Basyang,…
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