Millions of Chinese are fleeing their homes

China flooding rains. Hundreds of victims were evacuated millions. Planes can not fly because of thunderstorms and lightning. Already 350 people have been victims of floods in China, has about 112 missing. Since the beginning of the summer almost the whole country, except, perhaps, the north, the powerful non-stop pouring rain.

Of highly flooded areas continues emergency evacuation. Without native homeless were about 2.5 million people, and an additional 68 million people damaged property.

The storm and lightning canceled hundreds of flights from the main airport of China Beijing Capital — 438 flights delayed flights. At the airport waiting

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Victims of natural disaster in China in the first half were almost 450 people

Victims of natural disasters in China in January-June 2011 were nearly 450 people, with 100 people still missing, said Saturday the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the PRC on the basis of inter-ministerial meeting.

In general, according to Chinese authorities, the scale of the natural disasters in China and the damage done by them in the first half of the year, close to the average level of recent years.

Everything from natural disasters in the first half hit 290 million inhabitants of the country were quickly evacuated 2.96 million.

Direct economic losses from natural disasters in China in January-June

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In the south-western China mudslide blocked 7000 cars

As reported vesti.ru, several highways in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province in southwest China are blocked as a result of the vanishing gryazekamennyh mudslides caused by torrential rains.

On the highway number 213 destroyed hundred-meter section of the road. As reported on Monday by the Chinese press, locked remain about 7000 cars.

Livni also caused landslides and changes in river channels, said Xinhua. The victims of natural disasters were reported.

In some areas of Sichuan province over the weekend dropped to 100 mm. According to weather forecasts, the rain will continue, according to ITAR-TASS

More than a dozen people were injured in the earthquake in China

More than a dozen people were injured in the quake, which occurred on Saturday night in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China, according to Xinhua news agency.

According to the China Seismological Center, an earthquake of magnitude 6.6 was recorded at 05.07 local time (01.07 MSK) at the border counties Hejing Xinyuan and 150 kilometers from the city of Shihezi. Geological Survey SShAotsenila earthquake magnitude of 6.3.

According to the latest reports, the earthquake injured 10 people, one is in serious condition.

As a result of an underground hit in several settlements violated electricity, roads rockfalls occurred.

According to

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JSC Klimov has signed an agreement to repair the previously supplied engines to China

Company "Klimov", part of the United Engine Corporation, has signed an agreement for the organization of repair in China previously supplied to that country aircraft engines.

"The agreement covers the maintenance and repair of engines, including the TV3-117, EC-250, — said the Executive Director of JSC" Klimov "Alexander Vatagin. — This is the first step in the development of cooperation with Chinese partners. Agreement will expand the volume of deliveries of Russian aircraft in China . We are ready to move on, including the manufacture of parts and components in China. " The contract amount was not disclosed.

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One was killed and two others were injured in an earthquake in eastern China

One person was killed and two injured in a magnitude 4.9 earthquake in the east of China, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs of China.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 was recorded in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province in 20.11 on Friday (16.11 MSK). Quake epicenter was at a depth of 5 kilometers.

According to the latest Office, the earthquake killed one person, and two others were injured. Earlier media reported the four victims. No details were given.

Underground strike has destroyed 13 homes, damaged more than 150 buildings.

According to seismologists, a major earthquake followed by at least 50 aftershocks,

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From tornadoes in China hit 22 plant

Jiangmen city, located in the southeast of China's Guangdong Province, April 30, 2012 tornado struck, was accompanied by heavy rainfall. Not dead, 4 injured, 105 evacuated.

On the road was a large puddle of water, fallen trees blocked traffic, uprooted. By squalls of rain, mainly affected industrial zone. 22 plant came into complete disrepair, from some of the buildings remained only a metal frame.

Chinese cities are not suitable for breathing …

Two-thirds of Chinese cities do not meet the new standards of allowable air pollution, on Friday reported that the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China.

Air pollution remains "a challenge for the country," especially after the government recently tightened environmental regulations, said Deputy Minister of Environmental Wu Xiaoqing.

Last Wednesday, the State Council adopted new air quality standards. They limit the presence of foreign particles in the air, the size of 2.5 microns or less.

China previously measured impurities in the air if they were less than 10 microns. However, smaller particles are considered more dangerous to health.

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Nine miners were killed in an explosion at a mine in China

Nine people were killed in a gas explosion at a mine in central China, according to Xinhua news agency.

The accident occurred Sunday morning at the mining enterprises in Bichzhou in Hunan.

According to rescuers, is now found the bodies of the nine working underground when the explosion miners, the search operation is completed.

According to the agency, the annual production of the company does not exceed 60 000 tons of coal. Recently, at the mine, work began on the reconstruction. Is investigating the causes of the tragedy.

China's coal industry has a high level of accidents. In 2010,

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China will spend $ 315 million each year on the development of hybrid and electric cars

The Chinese government plans to invest in the development of vehicles that use alternative fuel, to 2 billion yuan (about 315 million U.S. dollars) each year. Thus, the authorities intend to not only reduce the level of pollution of cities, but also to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels.

As reported by Automotive News, citing data from the Ministry of Finance of China, the government will also encourage the use of public transport, equipped with a hybrid power plant in the largest cities of the country. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Finance Zhang Shaochun.

Various organizations and

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