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04 Sep 2013 description
report Xinhua
Total economic losses for the province are estimated at 19.1 billion yuan (US$3.12 billion), while more than 8,000 relief workers are still battling the floods.
17 Aug 2013 description
report Xinhua
Northeast China has been hit by the worst flooding in decades this summer, while the south is fighting the effects of Typhoon Utor.
15 Aug 2013 description
report Xinhua
Continuous hot and rainless weather in the provinces of Anhui, Hunan, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Hubei and Zhejiang, as well as Chongqing Municipality, has caused total crop failure on around 900,000 hectares of farmland.
08 Jul 2013 description
report Xinhua
The country was hit by an earthquake, drought, floods,snow-triggered disasters, hail, landslides, sandstorms, prairie fires, storms, typhoons and frost from January to June.
21 Jun 2013 description
report Xinhua
Hailstorms and torrential rain-triggered floods have left about 160,000 people affected in the southern part of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
22 Apr 2013 description
report Xinhua
The Ministry of Commerce launched an emergency response to ensure the supply of daily necessities soon after the earthquake. Deaths so far number 186, with 11,393 injured.
06 Sep 2012 description
report Xinhua
ZHAOTONG, Yunnan, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Multiple earthquakes, with the strongest two measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale, struck a mountainous rural region in southwest China on Friday, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 160 others. The death toll may continue to rise as...
03 Sep 2012 description
report Xinhua
English.news.cn 2012-09-03 07:09:07 BEIJING, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's central authorities initiated a level-four emergency plan on Sunday afternoon in response to severe flooding in southwest China's Sichuan Province and Chongqing Municipality. The National Commission for Disaster...
09 Aug 2012 description
report Xinhua
English.news.cn 2012-08-09 00:24:38 HANGZHOU, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haikui had been downgraded to a severe tropical storm as of 4 p.m. Wednesday in east China's Zhejiang province and will soon enter neighboring Anhui province, the provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters...
11 Jul 2012 description
report Xinhua
CHENGDU, July 11 (Xinhua) -- More than 220,000 people in southwest China's Sichuan Province have been evacuated from low-lying areas following a flood that struck the disaster-prone region on Wednesday, local authorities said. The flood, the third in 10 days, affected more than 580,000...
01 Jul 2012 description
report Xinhua
URUMQI, July 1 (Xinhua) -- More than 155,000 people had been affected as of late Sunday, after a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region early Saturday morning, local authorities said Sunday. As of 7 p.m. Sunday, the number of injured people climbed to 52...
16 May 2012 description
report Xinhua
BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Rainstorms have left 102 people dead and another 30 missing across China since late April, a national disaster relief agency said Wednesday. As of Wednesday, heavy rains accompanying thunder, hail and strong winds have hit a large portion of China and affected about 13...
27 Sep 2011 description
report Xinhua
PHNOM PENH - Floods hit Cambodia since last month has killed at least 97 people, a government official said on Monday. Phay Siphan, spokesman of the council of ministers, said at least 97 people, including a British national, have died. Cambodia's Council of Ministers on Monday held a special...
12 Jun 2011 description
report Xinhua
BEIJING, June 12 (Xinhua) -- The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) on Sunday issued a level-three emergency alert in response to strong rainstorms that are expected to hit the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. According to the CMA forecast, moderate rains or thundershowers will...
31 May 2011 description
report Xinhua
China's meteorological authority said Tuesday that drought-stricken regions along the lower and middle reaches of the Yangtze River will get some relief with the arrival of light rainfalls in the coming three days. Drizzles, moderate rains and thundershowers are forecast to hit central China...