In China, due to floods and landslides killed 70 people

BEIJING, Sept. 21. / Itar-Tass Kirillov /. At least 70 people were killed and 32 reported missing in China floods and landslides caused by heavy rains. The most affected eight provinces, according to local media today. Total economic losses, as the ministry said the civil administration of the PRC amounted to 26 billion RMB / $ 4.1 billion /. Evacuated more than a million people. The critical situation at the four dozen rivers, where the rising water threatened to break through the protective levees and dams. In the province of Shaanxi floods have already been declared the strongest in the

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Supertyphoon Nanmadol, flooding Taiwan and the Philippines, moved to China

Pacific typhoon "Nanmadol" (also known as Mina) towards the south-east China, leaving behind flooded Taiwan and the Philippines. The number of victims of elements has reached 16 people.

According to Xinhua News Agency, "Nanmadol" is directed to the south-east coast of China. Weather station of Fujian Province announced the "yellow" level of threat. It is expected that until the morning on August 30 in the marine waters near Fujian rise 2-3.5 m high waves

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Today, August 29, Typhoon "Nanmadol" struck at dawn on the island of Taiwan, where a few hours received more than half a meter of

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More than 189,000 people were evacuated in the Chinese island of Hainan from tropical storm Nock-Ten

More than 189 thousand inhabitants South China island province of Hainan evacuated because of a powerful tropical storm "Nock-Ten", which was held over it tonight. Reported by the Xinhua news agency, referring to the State headquarters of China flood and drought. "Nock-Ten" hit this resort island on Friday night and caused a storm surge in the north-east coast and the west coast of Hainan neighboring Guangdong province. On the eve of the disaster in the island's two airports were canceled 176 flights in the harbor of urgency returned about 26 thousand fishing vessels, and of the dangerous coastal areas were

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China: landslides, destruction of buildings and bridges

As a result of a landslide caused by rains in north-western China, killing at least 18 people, injuring two others. The injured were hospitalized.

According to Xinhua News Agency, on Tuesday, July 5, landslide came down to the county Lyueyan Shaanxi Province. Five thousand cubic meters of rock covered 12 houses to people. At the moment, on the analysis of the debris employs about four lifeguards.

In Shaanxi, meanwhile, continued heavy rains. Local flood control services are on high alert, is evacuated from the lowlands because of the risk of flooding and mudslides descent, according to ITAR-TASS.

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Residents flee flooded Sichuan flood neck in water

Heavy rain, do not stop for three days, led to flooding and landslides in China's Sichuan province, according to the Associated Press. As a result of heavy rains rainfall in some areas exceeded 300 millimeters, which led to a sharp rise in the rivers.

Most of the flood affected town Bachzhun and Guangyuan. State broadcaster CCTV showed footage of the show as they ride through the streets of the flow of water, and people are struggling to move to safer places.

According to the state news agency Xinhua, the beginning of rains in Sichuan province killed seven

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China landslide demolished roads and homes with people

In China, the south-western Sichuan province torn by landslides. Destroyed part of the central element of the region's highways. From nearby villages were evacuated people.

As reported podrobnosti.ua, eight people were missing after a mudslide covered one of there the dormitories. And in southern China has flooded several mines. Three miners were killed. Another two dozen miners were under the rubble. They are trying to save.

According to China's Xinhua News Agency, due to prolonged rains on many roads Wenchuan County Aba because of mudslides interrupted traffic. 7000 cars stuck on the roads.

July 2 in many

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The Chinese delegation will assess the Su-35

Presentable Chinese delegation will hold talks in Moscow on the purchase of new functional Russian Su-35 fighters and get acquainted with aerobatic capabilities of this machine in Kubinka near Moscow, where they will be organized on Wednesday a special demo flights, told «Interfax» on Tuesday, a source in the structures associated with arms exports. «Russian and Chinese spices started consultations on the supply of the Chinese Air Force advanced functional Su-35 fighters. In the current time in Moscow is the Chinese delegation, which acquainted with aircraft performance characteristics of the aircraft, will have a look at his flight and will

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Because of the unusual cold weather in China, even frozen waterfall

In China — record cold. Although by our standards minus 18 is not the limit, the local climate is a rarity. Experts say that this was not the last 30 years.

Because of the cold snap froze even mountain waterfalls. Now the once turbulent flows more like stalactites. Visitors to the park now have a rare opportunity to walk on the water and leave it dry.

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The number of victims of the landslide in southwest China to 46 people

The number of victims of a landslide in the province Yunnanna southwest China has reached 46 people — on Saturday morning under the rubble found two bodies, according to news website province "Yunnan van" with reference to the local authorities.

Several hundred thousand cubic meters of mud came down on the village Gaopo County Chzhensyun in 08.20 (04.20 MSK) Friday. According to preliminary estimates, the length of the landslide is 120 meters, width — 110 m and thickness — about 16 meters. Landslide completely covered houses 14 families, where there were 27 adults and 16 children. Homes were damaged two

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In East China, there is the strongest in 60 years drought

East China province of Shandong suffered from severe drought in 60 years. Shortage of drinking water have about 240 thousand people.

Covered disaster areas, where located more than 2 million hectares of farmland, growing more than 100,000 head of cattle. Authorities assigned to combat drought 680 million yuan (103 million dollars). More than 2.1 million people were involved in efforts to minimize the effects of the disaster.

According to Chinese meteorologists from September in Shandong province dropped only 11 millimeters of precipitation, which is 86% less than the annual rate for the region.

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