Beijing: At least five people were killed and other three remained missing following a flash flood in south China's Guangdong Province.

The flooding began on Saturday at the Fenghuangxia scenic area in Jiangmen City, where some tourists were enjoying rafting, local emergency office said.

Six people were saved by 7:10 pm. Rescue work is still under way.

Jiangmen was hit by heavy downpours on Saturday.