The death toll from torrential rains in China has climbed to 23, as three more deaths were confirmed in central Hubei province, state media reported. The three dead were killed by thunder and lightning as a thunderstorm ripped through some areas in Hubei, China's official news agency said.Flooding and hail triggered by torrential rain have left 18 dead and 12 missing in southwestern Guizhou Province. A total of 166 people were injured and more than 4,600 have been evacuated since the flooding and hail began to hit Guiyang City, capital of Guizhou, on Sunday night.