Flooding in China: crumbling bridges with vehicles and people. Photos from the

July 9, 2013. As a result of heavy rains that caused flooding in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan in Jiang Tunkou over the river bridge collapsed. In the water fell cars and pedestrians, the number of dead and injured have not yet received messages. According to media reports, the bridge had a lot of cars. Rescue work underway.

On Saturday, two people were killed in the collapse of the bridge over the river Mayhe in the north-east of the country.

Now under the brunt of the disaster hit bridge in the city of Wuhan in central Hubei Province

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Mudslides in south-west China

landslides

4.07.11.Neskolko 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

Source: Lead

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6 thousand residents of southwestern China on the eve of the earthquake affected

Earthquake

BEIJING, April 11 — RIA Novosti, Oleg Ostroukhov. More than 6,000 residents of the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan earthquake victims on Sunday, according to Xinhua news agency on Monday citing the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the PRC.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the county Luho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province in 17.02 local time (13.02 MSK). The epicenter was located at a depth of seven kilometers.

According to the ministry, tremors damaged more than 5.9 thousand houses in 18 villages. Direct economic losses from the quake was more than 40 million yuan (about 6.1 million

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the south-west China

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Friday at 15.44 local time (11.44 MSK) in the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan in the southwest of China, reports the Chinese news agency "Zhongguo sinven."

The epicenter was located at the boundary of the county-Iyskogo Hueydun Liangshan Autonomous Region, Sichuan Province and County of Zhaotong Tsyaotszya Yunnan.

According to the authorities, Iyskogo Liangshan Autonomous Region, strong aftershocks were felt in the counties and Hueydun Ninnan, there are reports of collapsed buildings.

Reports of earthquake victims have been reported yet.

The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province in May 2008. , Killing nearly

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Sinkhole in Sichuan

Karst holes

14.01.11.Zagadochnaya funnel appeared unexpectedly on January 13 at the garden the farmer Shiuna Zhang (Zhang Shiyin) in the village Shuangshan Sichuan.

The diameter of the crater is about 20 meters, the depth of the failure is not reported, destruction and casualties fortunately so far managed to avoid a failure but a serious threat to the house where the family of Zhang (Zhang).

Photo Chinanews / Liu Zhongjun

Translation: Faktorvremeny

People's Daily Online

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: The heavy rains and flooding in the provinces of Sichuan and Chengdu

Downpour 02. 07.2011 caused flooding throughout the city. Pedestrians, cyclists and cars were in the water level in some places up to 1 meter, reports gochengdoo.com

Rain affected all modes of transport, from drivers all over the city were in massive traffic jams, some metro station flooded, 7,000 vehicles caught by a landslide in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province, more than 5,000 passengers landed at the airport because of Shuangliu stop train between Kunming and Chengdu.

Power outages are registered across the city, some areas will continue until the next day.

 

Many trees

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in China

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Sunday in southwest China, in Sichuan province, according to Xinhua news agency.

Tremor was recorded in the county Luho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province in 17.02 local time (13.02 MSK).

Shock epicenter was at a depth of seven kilometers. Information about the destruction and casualties have been reported yet.

The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province in May 2008. , Killing nearly 90,000 people, 370,000 injured, left homeless 5 million inhabitants. After the main quake was followed by more than 10,000 aftershocks. Sichuan earthquake was the strongest in China after the 1976

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the south-west China

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Friday at 15.44 local time (11.44 MSK) in the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in south-western China, reports Chinese news agency "Zhongguo sinven." The epicenter was located at the boundary of the county-Iyskogo Hueydun Liangshan Autonomous Region, Sichuan Province and County of Zhaotong Tsyaotszya Yunnan. According to the authorities, Iyskogo Liangshan Autonomous Region, strong aftershocks were felt in the counties and Hueydun Ninnan, there are reports of collapsed buildings. Reports of earthquake victims have been reported yet. The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province in May 2008. , Killing nearly 90,000 people,

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In southwest China earthquake

In southwest China earthquake with magnitude 4. As reported by Chzhungosinvenshe, tremor was recorded seismic services today at 8:03 local time / 5:03 MSK /. Its epicenter was located in the county of Sichuan Mao.

Tremors were felt in the provincial capital of Chengdu. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

In May 2008 in Sichuan province a devastating magnitude 8 earthquake that killed more than 80 thousand people. Since then, a number of districts of the province periodically shaking tremors of varying strength.

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