The official Xinhua News Agency says the tourists got trapped Friday night in the northwest province of Gansu.
Xinhua says that in Sichuan province, a massive mudslide outside the city of Dujiangyan has killed 26 people. The province has reported a total of 31 storm-related deaths.
In the northwest province of Shaanxi, 23 people died in landslides or house collapses. At least 12 workers were killed in the northern province of Shanxi when a violent rainstorm collapsed an unfinished coal mine workshop. Another three people were drowned in a car in Hebei province outside the capital.