In a press release on Wednesday, United Nations spokesperson Farhan Haq mentioned Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has been involved by current devastating floods in numerous components of the world and has been in contact with the leaders accordingly.

ANI | , New York

PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 05:37 AM IST

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has despatched letters to Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to convey his condolences over the lack of life in the course of the devastating floods in each nations.

In a press release on Wednesday, United Nations spokesperson Farhan Haq mentioned the Secretary-General has been involved by current devastating floods in numerous components of the world and has been in contact with the leaders accordingly.

“The Secretary-General sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to express his condolences for the lives lost due to these floods and his sympathies to all those who have suffered losses. And the Secretary-General is sending a letter to President Xi Jinping to convey his heartfelt condolences on the tragic loss of lives and devastation.”

Last week, lethal floods in Germany attributable to heavy rains affected most of western Europe. Around 165 individuals have been reported useless throughout western Germany, with many extra fatalities throughout Europe, DW reported.

Meanwhile, China has additionally been hit by heavy rains and flooding that resulted in a minimum of 25 deaths within the province of Henan. More than 160,000 individuals have been evacuated.

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