22 March 2013 - Dan Browne
21 March 2013 Last updated at 15:39 GMT
Heavy storms and giant hailstones have left at least nine people dead and caused serious damage across China's southern provinces.
The extreme weather is expected to last a few more days and could potentially bring more devastation to the area.Please note that Columbus Direct customers who have purchased their policies after 21 March 2013, 15:39 GMT will not be covered under the policy for Travel Delay, Abandonment, or Missed Departure as a direct or indirect result of the bad weather.
Please note that the airlines should make themselves responsible for offering clients alternate flights / compensation for additional accommodation and so these elements would not be covered under the policy.
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