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  1. News - China - DISASTERS

    Another 'super typhoon' on the way as Matmo follows hot on the heels of deadly Rammasun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters, AFP, Bloomberg, Teddy Ng

    ... injured in the island province, Xinhua reported. Four cadres in Changjiang and Wuzhishan city were reported missing, the People's Daily website reported. At least three people were killed ... city had started returning to normal, with shops opening as people began to clean up, the Haikou Evening News reported. The South Sea Fleet of the People's Liberation Army navy also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556698/typhoon-rammasun-kills-14-southern-china
  2. News - China - WEATHER

    World marks hottest June since 1880 as temperatures soar in China

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:14pm by Ernest Kao, Kathy Gao, Danny Mok, AFP

    ... Ernest Kao, Kathy Gao, Danny Mok and Agence France-Presse After warmest June on record, there's no relief in sight, with parts of China also roasting Yes, HK's hot- hotter than ever- so is the world Last month was the world's hottest June since records began in 1880, US government scientists said, as authorities warned that temperatures in southern China could top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557153/world-marks-hottest-june-1880-temperatures-soar-china
  3. News - China - WEATHER

    Severe damage and casualties as Super Typhoon Rammasun pummels southern China

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 07:01am by Andrea Chen, Patrick Boehler

    ... Andrea Chen and Patrick Boehler One person dies, 60,000 are evacuated and hundreds of flights cancelled as South China's strongest storm in 40 years makes landfall Rammasun slams into Hainan South China's strongest typhoon in four decades made landfall in Hainan yesterday afternoon, leading to one fatality, the evacuation of hundreds of thousands and the cancellation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555950/super-typhoon-rammasun-hit-southern-china-friday
  4. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Matmo on course to strike Taiwan as Rammasun death toll rises

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 05:30am by Alex Millson

    ... it strike Taiwan as soon as Wednesday. Typhoon Matmo is following on the heels of Typhoon Rammasun, which has left more than 112 people dead in China and the Philippines. Typhoon Matmo was centred ... broadcast. READ: China's Red Cross blasted after sending quilts to sweltering typhoon disaster zone The Observatory predicted that Matmo would become a typhoon before reaching Taiwan. It had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556935/typhoon-matmo-heading-towards-taiwan
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines braces for Tropical Storm Matmo as death toll from Typhoon Rammasun hits 77

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... season and the deadliest since Super Typhoon Haiyan killed about 7,300 people last November. Rammasun sliced across the country's economic heartland, including Manila, on Tuesday, killing 77 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556659/philippines-braces-tropical-storm-matmo-death-toll-typhoon-rammasun-hits
  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Weekend washout likely as Rammasun approaches

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by Johnny Tam

    ... yesterday afternoon as the storm churned across the South China Sea after cutting a swathe through the Philippines. But the Observatory said higher storm signals were unlikely, despite Rammasun intensifying slightly and edging closer to the South China coast last night. At midnight, Rammasun was estimated to be 480km south of the city, moving northwest at about 22km/h towards western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555848/weekend-washout-likely-rammasun-approaches
  7. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon- but city will swelter

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 10:22am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... degrees Celsius was recorded both on Friday and Saturday, because of the presence of hot air in the upper atmosphere caused by an anticyclone over the coast of southern China. An El Nino weather ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547900/first-super-typhoon-season-expected-slam-japan-hong-kong-observatory
  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:06am by Keith Zhai

    ... likely to continue in the south and that rivers in Guangdong province may hit flood danger levels in the coming week, the China News Service said. Heavy rains have destroyed nearly 10,000 homes ... storms hit the area on Friday, the China News Service said. Heavy downpours caused rivers to overflow their banks and a dam to burst, submerging areas in the north and west of Guizhou province, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1538551/dozens-killed-torrential-rains-lash-south
  9. News - China

    800 flee forest fire; two die of heatstroke as China gripped by 40C temperatures

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... at about 3pm yesterday, razing through the Xianguding national park with many tourist attractions. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but heat waves in many parts of China were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1521463/2-reported-dead-heatwave-grips-nation
  10. News - China

    Shenzhen residents slam authorities after city paralysed by floods

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:49am by He Huifeng, Clifford Lo

    ... infrastructure," said Ray Cai, whose car got stranded. "The Shenzhen government should feel ashamed to call it one of China's most developed cities. A world-class metropolis by 2020? Please ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1510882/shenzhen-residents-slam-authorities-after-city-paralysed-floods

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