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Flooded China warns of heat, drought - and snow?

BEIJING, Aug 2 (Reuters) - China, where more than 700 people have been killed in floods so far this summer, has now warned of the dangers of heatstroke and drought and said lightning killed a record...

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China blames climate change for extreme weather

BEIJING, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Global warming is partly to blame for this year's weather extremes in China, which have led to more than 700 deaths from flooding and left millions of others without water,...

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China floods kill 652 people, cause loss of 52.5 bln yuan

BEIJING, Jul 30, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Floods, landslides and mudflows triggered by torrential rains have killed 652 people in China by Sunday, according to the Office of State Flood Control...

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China: Floods Emergency Appeal No. MDRCN002

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are...

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China summer storm death toll approaches 700

BEIJING, July 30 (Reuters) - The death toll from floods, lightning and mud and rock slides across China this summer has risen to nearly 700 after fierce storms killed 17 people over the weekend,...

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Thunderstorm kills ten in central China

WUHAN, Jul 28, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least ten people have been killed and 323 others injured or sickened in a thunderstorm that hit central China's Hubei Province over the past day. Strong...

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Thousands homeless as Asia weather misery spreads

By Guo Shipeng BEIJING, July 27 (Reuters) - Asia's monsoon misery has spread to Nepal, leaving thousands of people homeless, while more rain is expected to bring further chaos to China's drowned...

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More rain to hit China after floods kill over 500

BEIJING, July 27 (Reuters) - Heavy rain is to hit flood-battered southwest China over the next few days with officials warning of landslides as a heatwave shows no let-up across the south and east,...

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China: Floods leave 32 dead in Xinjiang

URUMQI, Jul 26, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Floods triggered by rainstorms in the past ten days have left 32 people dead and three missing in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local...

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China floods spread to north after at least 500 die

BEIJING, July 26 (Reuters) - Water levels have risen to critical levels along vast Chinese rivers and floods have spread to the north while a tornado hammered 33 villages in the east and two central...

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Loose dykes spur China flood fears as hundreds die

BEIJING, July 24 (Reuters) - Hundreds of sections of embankments along China's third-longest river have become loose, threatening the homes of millions of people after three weeks of deadly floods...

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