Detailed information concerning the victims after the hail in China

According to updated data provided by local authorities, 40 Chinese were killed in a brief but powerful hail and torrential rains in the mountainous region of north-western China May 8, 2012. Another 80 people were missing in Gansu Province, and 87 people were hospitalized. According to official figures, 29,300 people were evacuated after heavy showers and hail were in one of the districts within the hour. In 18 districts, District 2/3 of the population, one way or another, have suffered from the event. Roads were blocked, houses were destroyed, agricultural lands are beaten by hail. In many places, the electricity

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After the floods in southwest China evacuates

The south-west of China swept the regular monsoon storm that caused severe flooding. Most affected district Ilyan Yunnan Province recently experienced an earthquake. The district flooded roads, declared the mass evacuation of the population. It provides 22 specialized teams allocated the local fire department.

A few hours in the area with mountainous terrain 152 mm of rain fell. This immediately caused flooding in dozens of villages and temporary tent camp, organized for the victims of the September earthquake. So far, about a hundred victims of the water can not get to the point of care. It is noted

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The number of victims of bad weather in north-west China has reached 37

Number of victims of the heavy rain and hail in the north-western China has increased to 37, the fate of another 19 people are missing, according to local media Hail and rain hit the mountain Minsyan county of Gansu province on Thursday evening. For an hour the weather in the area has dropped to 70 millimeters of rain, was the communication breakdown in six locations to cut off electricity.The county Minsyan as specifies agency Xinhua, live 358,000 people, about 30,000 of which were urgently evacuated.Currently, to the region to eliminate the natural disaster sent 800 soldiers and about 2

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At least 24 people have died in China after a strong hail and showers

Hail and heavy rain have killed at least 24 people in north-western China, the fate of 33 is unknown, local media reported.

Bad weather struck the county Minsya Gansu province on Thursday evening. Despite the fact that the rain and hail lasted only about an hour, during which time the area has dropped to 70 millimeters of rain, was the communication breakdown in six locations to cut off electricity.

The area destroyed dozens of homes, hospitals and schools. Of the most affected areas were evacuated nearly 2,000 people.

Hail, according to preliminary data, destroyed more than 7000 hectares of

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in southern China

4.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in Yunnan province in southern China, according to Xinhua news agency.

Quake occurred at 11.21 (7.21 MSK) on Tuesday, the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometers. According to the State Seismological Bureau, for half an hour twice region underwent podvemnym shock magnitude higher than four.

Information about the destruction and casualties have been reported yet.

Last week, a series of earthquakes in Yunnan province killed more than 80 people. Work continues in the region in the aftermath of earthquakes, which are complicated, heavy rains and consequent landslides and debris flows.

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Specific areas of China on the verge of flooding

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 the continuous rise of water in the river Yantszyyang. On the one hand,

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The number of victims of torrential rains in China has risen to 19 people

The number of victims of torrential rains in the province of Gansu (Northwest China) has increased to 19, 45 missing, reports Xinhua news agency today.

From the elements on Thursday particularly affected Minsyan county near the city of Dingxi. In the area of disaster disrupted electricity, knocked out telecommunications networks. Livni destroyed sections of highways, destroyed 3.9 thousand hectares of crops. Authorities provide assistance to the affected population, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

Weather forecasters predict north-west China new showers and strong winds.

In China, in Gansu Province, the heavy rain and hail killed 24 people. Photo: vseneprostotak.ru

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From landslides killed 10 times more people than previously thought

According to a British study published August 14, 2012, the number of victims of landslides in 10 times more than previously thought. The vast majority of deaths occur in South Asia, Latin America and China. In the period from 2004 to 2010, worldwide there were 2620 landslides took the lives of 32,322 people. As reported by researchers at Durham University in northeast England, estimates are preliminary. Landslides often occur in the summer in the northern hemisphere, particularly in the Asian monsoon. Most often, the victims are residents of overcrowded slums built on cleared slopes. The most dangerous areas are the

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Drought in southern China continues

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 the west and south of Guangxi. There, the average

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China has found a two-headed gecko

Anomaly

In central China have found a two-headed gecko. Photo: epochtimes.com

28.07.12.Gekkon can clear tail and flee, and a new tail can grow rapidly. However, recently discovered in Hubei headed gecko can lose its tail. Recently, the county Syaochao Hubei tobacco factory worker during office cleaning found on the wall of the double-headed gecko gray-brown. The length of the anomalous gecko about 6 cm at a place where there should be a tail grew a second head with the eyes and mouth, which is a bit smaller than the first head. Gecko with two heads on the two ends

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