The China Meteorological Administration issued a yellow alert on Wednesday, forecasting storms that would deliver up to 250 millimeters of rain in southern China in the next 10 days, reported state media. Heavy rains and landslides have already claimed dozens of lives in Guangxi, Fujian, and Sichuan, impacting 639,000 people and resulting in US$121.5 million in damage. Guangxi province officials reported that direct economic losses totaling US$58.8 million have already been incurred, with 10 people dead and 15 reported missing. In the Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture of Sichuan province, 23 people were reported dead following a landslide. The storms are expected to continue in Guizhou, Sichuan, Fujian and Guangdong until the beginning of July.