Swollen by continuous heavy rainfall, the waters of the Yongjiang River in Guanxi exceeded the flood warning level yesterday.
"The water level was measured at 70.28 meters at our station, 88 centimeters above the flood threshold.
The water rose 2.8 meters yesterday, its flowing at 6,270 cubic meters per second."
A level-4 emergency response for floods has been activated in Nanning.
26 drainage pump stations along the river have started operation.
Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue in Guangxi for the next three days.
In the city of Longyan, Fujian Province the Jiulong River reached was at 1.74 meters above the warning level as of 2 p.m. yesterday.
366 villagers were rescued after being trapped in a flood in Qingliu county.
Fujian is maintaining a level-3 emergency response posture as the rain continues to fall.
In southern Jiangxi, Quan'nan county in Ganzhou was hit with nearly 200 millimeters of rain in a single day.
A red warning for floods was issued at 7 a.m. today after the Ganjiang overflowed at 4:30 a.m.
Heavy rain is also expected to continue in Jiangxi for the next few days.