95,000 chickens killed in China


BEIJING, April 18 — RIA Novosti, Maria Chaplygin. Outbreak of the dangerous H5N1 virus detected in the poultry farm of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in western China, killing more than 95,000 birds, said Wednesday the country's agriculture ministry.

According to authorities, on the farm, which is located near the city Guyyuan, identified more than 23 thousand sick chickens. To prevent the spread of the epidemic, more than 95 were killed thousands of birds. The necessary work on disinfection and protection of the population against the virus.

Now, as the ministry, spread the disease in the region do not.


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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, it means

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And large hail storm hit the southern provinces of China

One person was killed and about a hundred were injured during a violent storm in the southern provinces of China. Damaged thousands of homes, disrupted air traffic and traffic on highways, toppled poles and trees. Most damage caused by hail. Large chunks of ice pierced through the roof, knocked the glass. Because of the rains in some areas have gone landslides and mudflows.

The damage from the disaster was $ 40 million. The authorities have put in place rapid response plan — the victims sent tents, blankets, clothing. In the disaster area rescue squads arrived.

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Downpours have caused flooding and landslides in China

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 flooded and destroyed more than 5,700 homes and other 4200 have serious

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The Peoples Liberation Army of China opened the curtain of secrecy about some of their own abilities

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is being improved. She acquired an aircraft carrier, has developed a very little one drone and stealth fighter and gain experience in public relations (PR).

During a trip to China the French military reporters in September last year, General Chen Zhou, the founder of the Chinese defense official report (white paper), deployed in March, said: "We are trained military transparency, but it can not happen overnight. Also She has a limitation because we can not expose the threat of the government. " For example, during a tour of journalists there was no mention of Taiwan,

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South China suffers from flooding, south-west — from drought

April 7. In the southern provinces of China came flood season, but in the south-western provinces of the continuing drought, said April 6 the State Headquarters for Flood Control and Drought.

In the southern and south-eastern provinces increased rainfall, while water levels in lakes and rivers is higher than usual for this time of the year, said the headquarters.

According to information posted on the website of Staff, some parts of south-western provinces of Yunnan and Sichuan, as well as the central province of Hubei is still suffering from the steady drought that is likely to catch up and

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China falls into the earth

Currently, more than 50 cities in China observed subsidence ground. The situation is compounded every year. It is predicted that in a few decades, some cities may disappear entirely. The main reason is the excessive use of groundwater.

According to a report in mid-March, the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources of the PRC, except for the major Chinese cities of Shanghai, ground subsidence is recorded in more than 50 cities. The total area of the surface subsidence of more than 200 mm is 79 thousand square meters. m situation is particularly serious in Beijing, Tianjin, Hangzhou and

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Tropical storm plowman goes to Vietnam

April 2. Tropical storm "plowman" from the center of the South China Sea is moving to the west, and it is predicted that it will reach soon land in the lower parts of Vietnam. It is possible that he crossed to Thailand (most likely, it will come to the northern part of the country). As you can see, rainy weather may be formed so as to when the rainy season in Thailand has not yet come.

Another center is moderately high pressure from China has spread in the northeast of Thailand and the South China Sea.

As a

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In southern China 2 people were killed and two others were missing as a result of typhoon

In Guangxi in southern China killed two people and two others were missing as a result of the typhoon, reports Associated Press. In the neighboring province of Guangdong, which borders Hong Kong, natural disaster destroyed four thousand 200 houses. In the south, about 530 thousand people have been evacuated.

Typhoon hit the southern coast of China, 17 August 2012., Bringing heavy rains and strong winds. According to the forecast, as the traffic on the south-western China to northern Vietnam typhoon weakened to a so-called weather depression.

Source: RBK.ru.

Floods in China killed 100 people

In China, floods and landslides have killed 100 people, and another 17 are unaccounted for. This is reported by the local media.

In all, the disaster in Sichuan, Shaanxi, Henan, Chongqing, Hubei and Shanxi to temporarily leave their homes had more than 1.8 million people. The damage amounted to about $ 4.25 billion.

In most cases, rescuers are working in slozhnodostupnyh areas with underdeveloped infrastructure, which significantly slows down the search operation. According to meteorologists, heavy rainfall over eastern China in the near future must be stopped.

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