Heatwave gripped Beijing

Heatwave gripped Beijing Weather and Climate

The temperature in Beijing rose to +36 ° C, marking the start of the second period, the heat this year. The municipal weather bureau warned the public about the risk of heat stroke. The heat started at the weekend, after a week of rain. On the first day of July, the temperature reached +35,3 ° C, and the humidity is set from 70 to 80%, which is typical of the mid-summer in Beijing.

Met Office predicted that heat and the next day, but the storm was expected to cool city. The first

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China intends to use all its features from deteriorating relations between U.S. and RUSSIA

According to an article posted on April 1 in the Spanish source «Eurasia Review 1,» China in the future may continue to pursue a policy of neutrality on the issue of Ukraine, waiting for the upcoming deterioration of US-Russian relations and the necessary time to enjoy all the benefits of such provisions now writes mil.news . sina.com.cn.

The article said that China will use strategic abilities that open to the deteriorating relations between Washington and Moscow. China remains silent on the crisis in Ukraine starting from 4 geopolitical reasons: the principle of non-interference in internal affairs, Sino-Russian alliance (possibly

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The drought came to the central and eastern provinces of China

The drought came to the central and eastern provinces of China Weather and Climate

Eastern province of Anhui and central Hubei experiencing extremely dry weather conditions. Hundreds of people in these parts of China are experiencing a shortage of drinking water, let alone water for other purposes. From May 2012 to the north of Anhui fell only 26 mm of rainfall, which is the lowest in the history of the province. Hundreds of hectares of crops completely destroyed the lack of moisture.

Along the banks of a dry river Vohe on line 3 km long left over a

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Dozens of deaths from floods in China

Dozens of deaths from floods in China Natural Disasters

Over the past few days showers and thunderstorms killed 16 people in the northern and southern regions of China. From damage due to floods in some degree affected about 1.5 million people.

In Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region floods killed six people, caused damage of more than 450 thousand people, destroyed thousands of homes and nearly sank nearly 17 thousand hectares of new crops. Direct economic losses of 128 million yuan (20.3 million U.S. dollars). Earlier this week, the rains in Guangxi will not stop, but the rescue operation will

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Shallow earthquake in China

Shallow earthquake in China Natural Disasters

On the border of the two Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Innan Lidzyan occurred near the town of fairly strong shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.7. The depth of the earthquake was 11 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey — 9.3 km, which is quite dangerous for such a densely populated area, as living within range of at least 900 thousand people.

Seismic hazard maps

Two minutes after the main shock had the second episode of the power of 3.3 points. The earthquake was the destruction of more than 14

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Statistics: 2011 natural disasters and evacuation

Statistics: Natural disasters in 2011 and the evacuation of Facts

Due to floods, storms, earthquakes and tsunamis in the past year, the world had been evacuated to safe areas 14.9 million. 89% of that number lived in Asia, there was ten largest natural disasters, as measured by the number of evacuees, mostly belonging to China, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Japan.

Of all the natural invasions particularly stands out prolonged floods in China and Thailand, as a result of which the total number of evacuees within their was more than 5 million people. General statistics on the number

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South and East China are preparing for the arrival of tropical storm

South and East China are preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Natural Disasters

At least two Chinese provinces will soon take over the kick in the fifth tropical storm this year, called Talim. It is expected that the development of a tropical cyclone storm will affect the eastern and southern parts of China. At the moment it is 740 km from the district Zhaoan, Fudzyan province, and 160 kilometers from Venchang, the southernmost point of Hainan Province.

A tropical cyclone over the city Kiongay, Hainan Province. June 17, 2012. Wind speed within the storm reaches 64 km

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Pentagon: China continues to increase the military potential

In belatedly for 5 and a half months of the yearly report of the South American Defense Ministry says China As before ramping up potential to distribute its own power in order to influence regional disputes, territorial waters extend beyond international standards and not allow opponents to use sea routes, air, gallakticheskoe and cyberspace.

As Requested by Congress report argues that China developing anti-ship missiles distant radius act, and later in the decade, plans, namely, to enter the armed forces aircraft carriers, trying to become the dominant military power in Asia. Now is the position occupied by the

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In southwest China floods and landslides

In southwest China floods and landslides Natural Disasters

The southern and western provinces of China continue to suffer losses from heavy rains. Over the past few days in the districts and Tihange Matszang Gudzhou province of showers in some way affected 226,000 Chinese. The list of victims included three people.

Reports on the evacuation of more than 2,200 residents of the province. Around 900 houses completely destroyed the increasing volume of water. Flooded and can not be restored 7,400 hectares of agricultural land. In Hunan province due to softening of the soil, no longer able to hold excess

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Climate change: much worse than it looks

Climate change: everything is much worse than it's interesting

According to a new analysis, China's carbon dioxide emissions could be almost 20% higher than expected. This means that humanity is marching to global climate change more rapidly than previously thought. If the assumption is proved more obvious facts that China overtook the U.S. in terms of air pollution by greenhouse gases, producing a quarter of the excess CO2 in the world.

China Central Television building in Beijing, surrounded by smog. Experts doubt relate to the data provided by China's energy consumption. When comparing data on energy use at

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