Specific areas of China on the verge of flooding

Specific areas of China on the verge of flooding Weather and Climate

From the middle of the week in central China's Hunan Province, did not stop the heavy rains and thunderstorms. Brunt County Fenhuan and Chancy, where the last day fell to 200 mm. As a result, affected about 1.7 million people living in Hunan. Evacuation has been subject to more than 30,000 residents.

Local river overflows its banks.

Heavy rains in the central provinces of China.

Damaged during a storm the house. Chauncey, Hunan Province. May 9, 2012. Experts have expressed concerns about

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East China covered with snow. Video

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2.12.11.Vostok China was in a snow blockade. It is impossible to get from one point to another. Trees literally bend under the weight of snow.

Height reaches places drifts meters. All this is happening against the background of a sharp decrease in air temperature and strong wind. Unfavorable weather forecasts — snowfall in the near future will continue.

Source: SEC Star

 

 

Drought in southern China continues

Drought in southern China continues Natural Disasters

The absolute worst drought in China over the last hundred years. In the region of rivers and lakes dry up. According to preliminary calculations, the drought plaguing the Chinese province of Yinan, Guchzhou and Sichuan, and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, was the cause of the plight of a million inhabitants. In Guangxi seriously affected include 200,000 Chinese people, more than 70 thousand head of cattle. In poor condition 31 000 hectares of agricultural land and the harvest in 2012 in these provinces, which drive up food prices. Especially noticeable drought in

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Downpours have caused flooding and landslides in China

Downpours have caused flooding and landslides in China Natural Disasters

Prolonged rainfall in the east and south-east China's Jiangxi and Fujian provinces have been a disaster. In Jiangxi killed four people. By nine am on 3 May by the Government was declared mass evacuation 18,000 people for whom there was a threat of flooding.  

Prolivgnye rainfall in Jiangxi not stop for days. According to preliminary calculations, the heavy rain caused damage to 543 thousand residents of 34 Chinese counties, districts and towns. In Jiangxi damaged 33,900 hectares of crops, most of the crop is beyond repair. Completely

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Rosneft and CNPC signed a long-term contract for the supply of Russian oil to China by $ 270 billion

"Rosneft" and China's CNPC in the course of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum signed a long-term contract for the supply of Russian oil to China.

"The volume — 365 million tons for 25 years. The estimated volume of the transaction — $ 270 billion, "- said the head of" Rosneft "Igor Sechin. Deliveries will begin in July of this year.

 

"Rosneft" and CNPC signed a memorandum on March 22, on the conditions of the supply of oil to China, the document provides for an increase in supply in the current

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Deposit of a driver’s license in China Fingerprint

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4.10.12.Segodnya According to official statistics, China has more than 100 million vehicles, of which more than half are owned by individuals. Although training is not cheap — about 10 million yuan (more than 1.6 thousand dollars), besieged by seeking rights are observed.

Meanwhile, in Beijing, there are no private driving schools, only government. Relatively few, but they are very large, have their own fleet of cars and racing tracks.

On the one hand, this is a plus. But then again … Groups can be 100-200 people, which accounts for only one teacher. And, in fact, the theory reduces to

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Carbon dioxide emissions Facts

China's population is much higher than the U.S. population, and thus carbon dioxide emissions in China have to be proportionally greater. But despite the fact that China's population of 1.3 billion people, and in the U.S. — about 310 million, the amount of carbon dioxide emitted in China is not much more — all for 400.00 tons. U.S. residents can rightly be called the true consumers. In infographics are data that may surprise you. Statistics show that if every American becomes a vegetarian, for example, for 7 days, carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced by 700

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China: the release of waste water into the rivers led to the death of fish

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20.04.11.Vybros waste water has caused the death of large numbers of fish near the city of Nanjing in eastern China. Raw sewage got into nearby rivers due to the closure of the plant in water purification, which caused the deaths of thousands of fish in the waters of Jiangsu Province, said local authorities. Water treatment plant that cleans more than 100 000 tons of water a day, suspended its work on Thursday last week, due to a breakdown of the main pump. That is what led to the ingress of contaminated water into the river. Settled hot weather aggravated

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In China, the raging wind storm and fire

In China, the raging wind storm and fires Natural Disasters

In remote areas of north-west China has the strong winds that caused sandstorms. Reported the destruction of residential buildings and several fires. In the south of the autonomous region of Xinjiang Yugur, including the city of Turpan, in the central and western provinces of Gansu and Ningxia, in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia, a state of emergency. Residents encouraged to carry a respiratory mask and be extremely cautious.

At the moment, reported one killed. 165 homes have some degree of damage. Wind gusts that reached 117 km / h,

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South China floods the heavy rainfall

South China's heavy rainfall flooded Weather and Climate

Starting from April 16, some parts of Guangdong province in southern China are covered by long showers. Particularly affected the west and north of the province. So, in Tszyanmyne Yantszyane and received more than 100 mm of rain in some places up to 188 mm. In the north, Jiangxi to the south-east and Hunan Guydzhou, in the northeast of Guangxi rainfall was slightly lower — to 30-70mm in a day.

Over the next three days the rains continue their march to the south of the country, intensifying to the south and southeast

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