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Rainstorm wreaks havoc in NE China province

Editor: Mengjie SHENYANG, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- A rainstorm has battered northeast China's Liaoning Province since Thursday, leaving three people dead and affecting the lives of nearly 570,000 people,...

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Heavy rain causes big losses in Liaoning

Editor: Mengjie SHENYANG, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Heavy rain in northeast China's Liaoning Province has killed one person and another is missing, causing a direct economic loss of about 4.2 billion yuan...

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Internal Displacement Update, Issue 22: 13 - 26 July 2017

FEATURE Myanmar AFFECTED AREAS Ayeyarwady, Bago, Magway and Sagaing regions CAUSE OF DISPLACEMENT Disaster FIGURES More than 130,000 new disaster displacements between 2 and 21 July CONTEXT More than...

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China issues alert for flash floods

Editor: An BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The meteorological authority on Saturday warned that flash floods would likely follow torrential rain in the northeast and southwest of the country. Parts of...

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China issues yellow alert for rainstorms

Editor: Song Lifang BEIJING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's national weather observatory issued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Wednesday as heavy rain is expected in most of north China and some areas...

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China allocates another 1 bln for natural disaster relief

Editor: Yurou Liang BEIJING, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The central government allocated another 1 billion yuan (about 150 million U.S.dollars) to aid regions affected by natural disasters, the Ministry of...

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10 die, 1 missing in northwest China flood

XI'AN, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Ten people died and another remained missing after a flood hit northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said Saturday. Heavy rain hit Yulin City in northern...

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Typhoon Nesat makes landfall in southeast China

FUZHOU, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Nesat, the ninth typhoon of the year, made landfall in southeast China's Fujian Province Sunday morning. Nesat, packing maximum winds of up to 33 meters per second...

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Typhoon Haitang lands in east China's Fujian

FUZHOU, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haitang, the 10th typhoon this year, landed at 2:50 a.m. Monday in Fuqing City in east China's Fujian Province. Packing wind with a maximum speed of 18 meters per...

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China evacuates thousands as Typhoon Nesat approaches

FUZHOU, July 29 (Xinhua) -- More than 3,100 people have been evacuated as eastern China's Fujian Province braces for the impact of Typhoon Nesat. Fujian meteorological station said Nesat was expected...

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Yellow River sees first flood peak this year

Editor: Mengjie ZHENGZHOU, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China's second-longest river, the Yellow River, saw its first flood peak this year due to continuous rainfall in its middle reaches, authorities said...

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Flood leaves 6 dead, 3 missing in northwest China

Editor: Mengjie XI'AN, July 27 (Xinhua) -- A rain-triggered flood has left six dead and three missing in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, local authorities said Thursday. More than 71,300 people...

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