Watch: Mother dies after saving baby daughter from mudslide

A mother in China lost her life in the floods that hit parts of the country, but not before flinging her baby daughter to safety.

The baby, who is about four months old, was rescued from under the rubble of the building by rescue members. This emotional moment was captured on a video that has gone viral all over the world.

It was reported that the mother was found dead with her arm up, indicating that at that crucial moment she lifted her daughter up, just in time to save her life.

In Henan province, where the incident took place, 33 people were confirmed dead in the floods, while another 200,000 had to flee their homes.