Rescue efforts are underway after a landslide buried dozens of people in the Fujian province of China on Sunday morning.
The landslide occurred at a construction site in Taining around 5:00 a.m. local time on Sunday, according to the Associated Press.
According to the Xinhua News Agency, over two dozen people are still missing.
At least five construction workers have been rescued from the debris, China Central Television (CCTV) reports.
According to AccuWeather Meteorologist Adam Douty, the city of Shaowu, which is about 32 km (20 miles) northeast of Taining, has received almost 200 mm (8 inches) of rain since Friday.
"Taining should continue to get rounds of rain, some heavy, on Monday and Tuesday for clean-up efforts," Douty explained. "Drier weather should move into the region by late in the week."
China initiates Level 2 emergency response as more than 30 people are still missing in Fujian #landslide pic.twitter.com/H35WfRRG5v— CCTVNEWS (@cctvnews) May 8, 2016
Footage showing area affected by #landslide in Taining, Fujian Province; five people rescuedhttps://t.co/LX7s1wtDSt— CCTVNEWS (@cctvnews) May 8, 2016
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