North China threatens the strongest in the last twenty years flood

August 11, 2013. At the border with Russia, Heilongjiang Province / Northeast China / expected strong over the past twenty years flood. This is today Xinhua reported.

According to the agency, now the water level in the river Nenjiang exceeded the norm by 1.62 meters. For this reason, the authorities announced "orange" alert level. In the PRC adopted a four-level warning system for natural disasters, in which the level of risk is indicated in blue, yellow, orange and red.

According to the National Meteorological Center of China in the next three days in the north and north-east of China will

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Drought in China has left without water for more than 3 million people

August 15, 2013. In June, the 11 provinces of China established a severe drought. Since then, the natural disaster affected more than 27 million people. Direct economic losses to date is estimated at 12 billion yuan (about U.S. $ 2 billion).

The drought has caused shortages of drinking water. As of August 13, the difficulties experienced with the water for more than 3 million people in Hunan province in central China. Over the past two weeks, it increased by two million people.

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In addition, the province set

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Chime made it to China

August 15, 2013. Tours of the island near the Chinese province of Guangdong have been canceled due to Typhoon "chime", that brought heavy rains to the region and gale-force winds.

This is the 11 typhoon that falls this year on the territory of the PRC. At the moment when he reached China, the wind speed at its center reached 150 kilometers per hour. This has resulted in falling trees and billboards, and high waves in the sea.

All fishing boats from Tuesday forbidden to go into the sea, and called on local residents to remain at home.

Meanwhile,

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Desertification of Northeast China is accelerating the water system

Desertification of Northeast China is accelerating the water system Weather and Climate

Now and north-western China has faced such problem as desertification. At the moment the threat is exposed Salt Lake IB and its ecosystem, which in four years may disappear completely. If this happens, and if time is not taken appropriate steps, we will gladly make room take Mutetar desert.

Disappearing Lake is located in the Gobi region in the north-western part of the country's rich salt basin, bordering Kazakhstan. IB literally dries up from the inside under the influence of various climatic factors. With the onset

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Bad weather in China maintains its position

July 16, 2013. In southern China rescuers continue to evacuate tens of thousands of people to a safe area. At least one person died as a result of Typhoon "chime", which hit the southern parts of China on August 14. At the same time, in Hunan province, located to the east, the tornado leveled hundreds of homes and left homeless residents.

Source: RT

North China snowfall paralyzed

North China snowfall paralyzed Weather and Climate

As expected weather forecasters, the northern part of China was almost completely paralyzed by heavy snowfall. To clear the roads from 80-cm layer of snow and to deliver food and water caught in a snowstorm away from civilization, the drivers, the number of which is close to a thousand, even soldiers are called units.

As more heavy snowfall is expected in the north of China, in particular vulnerability is all modes of transportation and air, and rail, and even more vehicles. "Orange" code of danger remains relevant for the entire northern

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Tourists killed in the storm on the Chinese Wall

Tourists killed in the storm on Wall of China Natural Disasters

During a visit to the Great Wall in Huailai County, Hebei Province, due to the ice storm damaged three Japanese tourists. When climbing on a hilly section of the route in China tourists met with drifting snow and strong winds, which are held in the northern part of the country for several days.

The result confirmed dead two elderly citizen of Japan, and one man on the list, the number of missing people. In the search for the group sent more than 150 people who were trying

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China has increased the risk of snow storms

China has increased the risk of snow storms Weather and Climate

In northern China's growing threat of severe snowstorms, and therefore the risk of code for potential risk areas was raised from "blue" to "orange", the second force. Home snowstorms predicted one to two days.

The fifth and sixth of November will be thick snowstorm in the central and eastern districts of the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia in the north and west of the province of Hebei and around Beijing. In some areas of snowfall may reach 30 mm. Snow storms will be preceded by sleet and

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Field, the Chinese box … The moon shines or the snow falls …

Last fall, the Web blossomed reports that in the Far East plans to implement a number of international agreements, providing for the transfer of agricultural land destination in the long-term rental business from Asia. Namely, it was reported that the authorities of the Amur region is rented North Koreans 200 hectares of arable land.

Walks on the network statistics, according to which leased by Chinese businessmen who violate all probable and unworkable restrictions on the use of mineral fertilizers in the cultivation of vegetables, is more than 600 hectares. Russian lands. These messages typically cause the Internet community considerable controversy

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Russia in 2010 launched 2 times more rockets than the United States and China

Russia in 2010, has kept the world leader in the number of rocket launches, having carried out 31 to 15, starting with closest rivals, the U.S. and China, said Thursday Roscosmos and Khrunichev Space Center Khrunichev.

Last year in the world as of December 30 carried out 74 missile launch vehicles for various purposes, of which four have failed. Russia spent 31 launch, the U.S. and China — to 15, the European Space Agency (ESA) — six, India — three, Japan — two and one launch carried South Korea and Israel. "Of the 31 launch rockets domestic

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