China is preparing for the third week a powerful typhoon

The previous two have killed at least nine people.

Typhoon "Saola" in China

Rescuers in Benxi City is trying to save about 300 construction workers are locked in a tunnel.

Due to heavy rains in seven eastern and southern provinces of China were evacuated over one million people.

Tropical storm "Haiku", the 11th this year for China to reach the coast of the country on Tuesday.


U.S. CONCERNED test capabilities of the new Chinese anti-satellite missile

  Latin American media in October last year said that China is preparing anti-satellite missile test the latest Dong Ning-2 (DN-2) with a kinetic interceptor, but the trial was postponed.   January 4th South American organization «Union of Concerned Scientists,» wrote in his blog that recently China says the launch of the rocket. The Pentagon expressed «very great concern» probable test ASAT weapons.   In January 2007, China conducted the first test of anti-satellite missile, completed liquidation of outdated weather satellite at an altitude of 558 km. Thousands of debris of this unit so far in orbit, presenting a danger

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On the coast of East China hit a powerful typhoon: 700,000 people evacuated

Brunt of Zhejiang Province and Shanghai metropolis

Early in the morning of Wednesday, August 8, on the coast of East China typhoon hit "Haiku." Most hit were the provinces of Zhejiang and Shanghai metropolis.

As reported by Xinhua, the evening of August 7 was emergency declared a storm warning for the passage of the typhoon "Haiku", which was to bring strong winds and heavy rains.

As a result, several houses were destroyed in Zhejiang. Now in Shanghai and some other cities of the province for most institutions declared holiday. Also closed schools and kindergartens, canceled a trip tour

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4.8 Earthquake in China


Earthquake in China damaged more than 600 homes

2.02.11.Nesilnoe, apparently, an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 took place in southern China on February 1. Binge disaster provoked damage of more than 600 buildings, in varying degrees, affected tens of thousands of people.

Local authorities specify that the tremors were Intszyan in the county of Yunnan Province. The epicenter was at a depth pushes 10 kilometers.

According to information from the region, the underground hit completely destroyed one house and led to the damage of another 677 buildings.

As a result, in the evening of the affected region were urgently evacuated

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In East China earthquake with magnitude 4.6

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September 11. Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in China in the town at the junction Zhuychan Jiangxi and Hubei provinces (East China).

As the Chinese seismic center, it was reported on Saturday at 23:20 Beijing time (19:20 Moscow time). Quake epicenter was at a depth of 17 kilometers, according to ITAR-TASS.

Residents of Nanchang — the provincial capital of Jiangxi Province, 130 km from Zhuychana felt the tremors, especially strong on the upper floors of buildings. Many ran out of the house to the street in fear for their safety. Nevertheless, while no injuries

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Landslide in northwestern China crushed workers

7 people were buried under the earth in a landslide that occurred today in Xinyuan County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region / Northwest China /.

As it became known to the Government or-Kazakh Autonomous District, the landslide came down today at about 2:00 at the work site of one of the exploration companies. As a result, 11 people were in tents, are blocked. 4 of them managed to escape, the other 7 were captured elements.

Intensively conducted search and rescue operation.


China earthquake

On Wednesday night in the western Chinese province of Qinghai earthquake with magnitude 4.7 points.

According to China Seismological Service, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of six kilometers.

Reports of possible destruction and casualties have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.

More than 70 homes damaged in the earthquake in China — media

More than 70 houses damaged by an earthquake in southern China, according to Xinhua news agency on Wednesday.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was recorded on Tuesday evening in the county Tszyunlyan the border of Yunnan and Sichuan.

According to local authorities, 78 houses were damaged, six of them completely destroyed and two others were injured.

In May 2008, the Sichuan earthquake with magnitude 8.0, killed nearly 90,000 people, 370,000 injured, left homeless 5 million inhabitants.

In China drought affects more than 5 million people

August 29. In China, because of the steady since the beginning of July the worst drought in southwest China's Guizhou Province from lack of water affects more than 5.47 million people.

It is reported that China, drought covered 87 of the 88 districts of the province. Dried more than 340 rivers and 470 lakes. Dry weather has caused irreparable damage to 90% of the crops of rice and corn. In neighboring Guizhou Yunnan due to prolonged drought also dried up more than 60 rivers and 300 lakes.

PRC authorities have allocated more than 2 billion yuan ($ 313 million)

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China: the failures in the southern provinces in the north of the faults

August 16. Sinkhole depth of 15 meters was formed in Huangshi — City District, Hubei Province, said



August 16. The failure of 7-8 meters in depth Boshan Road, Shanghai, reports


August 12. Collapse of the embankment width of 20 meters in Xiaolanzhen Zhongshan, Guangdong province, reports


August 15. The destruction of the roadway in Mianyang, Sichuan Province, the resulting deformation of 50 cm, according


August 15. Cracks in the ground reached alarming levels in a village in Shanxi Province in northern China — they even absorb

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