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  1. 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

    ... the National Meteorological Centre. Watch: Super Typhoon Rammasun hits southern China, bringing heavy rain, winds By 7.30pm, the typhoon had arrived in Guangdong, cutting power to Xuwen, a town ... than 217,000 residents had been evacuated from fishing boats, low-lying areas and buildings in Hainan, and about 30,000 in Guangdong, Xinhua said, quoting disaster relief authorities. ...

  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

    ... temperature was 29 degrees- 1.1 degrees hotter than the average. The temperature in the city hit 32 degrees in the mid-afternoon yesterday due to a continental airstream over Guangdong province. ...

  3. 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

    ... by Rammasun, which then moved to China, killing 16 people there and forcing 70,000 to flee their homes. After blasting Hainan Island and the southern tip of Guangdong with winds of over 200km/h, ... suspended. Guangdong estimated an economic loss of 247 million yuan, with some 14,800 people in Zhanjiang needing evacuation. In all, Rammasun affected more than 1.3 million people. Premier Li ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Weekend washout likely as Rammasun approaches

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

    ... Guangdong and Hainan Island. Strong east to southeasterly winds, occasionally reaching gale force, were recorded offshore and on high ground last night and were forecast to continue today. Sea ...

  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south

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

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com More heavy downpours likely in Guangdong in the coming days, meteorologists warn Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south At least 26 people were ... 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hottest day of the year heralds start of Hong Kong's typhoon season

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by DANNY LEE

    ... of Guangdong. By 10am today the Observatory said winds were unlikely to strengthen in Hong Kong. The signal was cancelled at 1.20pm. A statement on the Observatory website read: "The outer ... kilometres per hour in the general direction of the coastal areas of eastern Guangdong." The weather will remain cloudy accompanied with a few showers throughout next week, it added, while ...

  7. 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

    ... but their cafeterias were required to serve green bean soup, which is thought to prevent heatstroke. Guangdong provincial government reminded employers that they were obliged to pay 150 yuan per month (HK$188) ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Flooding in Shenzhen cripples rail link from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by ZHAUNG PINGHUI, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Xinjiang meeting warm air from the south. The National Meteorology Centre forecasts that the rain will persist in Zhejaing, Fujian and Guangdong today before the weather improves later in the week. ...

  9. News - China - WEATHER

    Three boats lost, 74 Guangdong fishermen missing in Typhoon Wutip

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:18pm by He Huifeng, Clifford Lo, Danny Mok and Agence France-Presse

    ... He Huifeng, Clifford Lo, Danny Mok and Agence France-Presse Three boats lost, 74 fishermen missing in typhoon Seventy-four fishermen from Guangdong are missing in rough seas near the Paracel Islands, after three fishing boats were sunk by Typhoon Wutip in the South China Sea. Five boats, all registered in Taishan , Guangdong, one of them to a Hong Kong owner, issued distress ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SEVERE TYPHOON USAGI

    Guangdong hunkers down for Typhoon Usagi

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by HUIFENG HE

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Usagi makes landfall, 140km away Waves up to 11 metres high off Guangdong's coast signalled Usagi was about to make landfall 140 kilometres away from ... Administration. The mainland's National Marine Environmental Forecasting Centre had already issued a red alert, its strongest warning. Guangdong had beefed up its disaster relief forces and more than ...




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