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Three Gorges reservoir braces for flood

WUHAN, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Three Gorges reservoir is preparing for a flood that is expected to arrive in the coming week. Heavy rain is forecast in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River and its...

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Heavy rain kills 5 in northwest China

XI'AN, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Five people died and four remain missing in the city of Ankang in northwest China's Shaanxi Province after heavy rain hit the city starting Tuesday, local authorities said...

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3 dead, 3 missing in southwest China landslide

Editor: ZD GUIYANG, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- A landslide in southwest China has killed three people and left another three missing, authorities said Sunday. Ten people were at the spot when the landslide...

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South China province braces for Typhoon Doksuri

HAIKOU, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- South China's Hainan Province has activated an emergency response for approaching Typhoon Doksuri, which is set to skirt pass the province or land on coastal areas...

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China issues alert for flash floods

BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The meteorological authority Monday warned that flash flooding is likely to follow torrential rain in the northwest and southwest of the country. Parts of Yunnan...

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Torrential rain leaves 9 dead, 1 missing in SW China

CHENGDU, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Nine people are dead and one remains missing after torrential rain hit Sichuan and Guizhou provinces in southwest China, authorities said Saturday. In Sichuan, seven...

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China on yellow alert for rainstorms

BEIJING, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's national weather observatory issued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Monday as heavy rain is expected in most of southern China over the next 24 hours. From...

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Typhoon Mawar lands in south China

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Mawar, the 16th typhoon this year, landed around 9:30 p.m. Sunday in Lufeng under Shanwei city in south China's Guangdong Province, bringing gales of 20 meters per...

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7 killed in NW China landslide

Editor: Song Lifang XINING, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Seven people were killed and two injured in a landslide in northwest China's Qinghai Province Wednesday, local authorities said. The landslide at...

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26 dead, 9 missing in SW China landslide

GUIYANG, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a landslide in southwest China's Guizhou Province on Monday morning rose to 26 on Thursday, with eight people injured and nine still missing,...

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