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  1. Mudslides, floods leave 31 dead, 45 missing in Yunnan, Guangxi

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li At least 31 people were left dead and 45 missing in a slew of natural disasters in Yunnan and Guangxi provinces since Friday. Steady rain triggered massive mudslides in many ... In Guangxi, an abnormally heavy downpour since Friday triggered flash floods in many parts of the region, affecting more than 710,000 people. Xinhua said 50 counties recorded rainfall of more than ...

  2. Regions count the cost as storms weaken

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... predicted that rain would ease further today. Seriously affected areas, especially in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, saw their worst floods in almost 20 years over the past week. Students at 120 middle and primary schools in Guilin, Guangxi, returned to classes that had had to close on Saturday because of heavy floods. But residents in Rongshui county, Guangxi, stayed ...

  3. Provinces brace for snowstorm battering

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Guangxi and Gansu authorities have stepped up disaster relief efforts with heavy snowfalls, icy rain and strong winds forecast to hit more provinces on the mainland. ... to return home for the Lunar New Year holiday. Temperatures in Guangxi had dropped to their lowest level in 15 years, with 1.48 million people in Guilin, Liuzhou and 25 other cities and counties ...

  4. News - China - WEATHER

    Southern China braced for second battering by storms

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... afternoon. The centre said storms will lash the Pearl River Delta and northern Guangdong, eastern Guizhou, southern Hunan and Jiangxi and northern Guangxi. Moderate to heavy rain was expected in some ... and Sunday, while hail swept Shaoguan, cutting power to several villages. Thirty cities and counties in Fujian and Guangxi were also battered by hailstorms and thunderstorms. Between Friday ...

  5. Typhoon kills 18 in trail of destruction

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a tropical storm as it moved from Guangdong to Guangxi. It hit the capital of Guangxi, Nanning, early yesterday evening, bringing heavy downpours. It was heading westwards at 15km/h last night ... in Guangxi was also killed. In Yangjiang, which took the full brunt of the typhoon on Thursday, more than 800 houses collapsed and 732,000 residents were affected. The storm pelted some districts ...

  6. 3-week deluge kills 124, leaves 1.5m homeless

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Flooding in parts of Guangxi is the worst ever seen; economic losses are enormous Flooding and landslides caused by torrential rain in southern and eastern China this month have ... Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong and Guangxi, indicate that 18.85 million people have been affected by serious flooding and landslides since the middle of this month, Xinhua reported ...

  7. News - China - POLLUTION

    Strong winds blow away smog but bring sand to Beijing

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... torrential floods and landslides. Guangdong and Guangxi were expected to get between 100 and 130mm of rain within 24 hours, the centre said. Continuous rains since Thursday have claimed a life while affecting nearly 200,000 people in Guangxi. Rain has battered 14 counties and left more than 12,100 people displaced in the province. ...

  8. Heavy storms wash away bridges

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... and Guangxi. Local media said four bridges in Xupu county, Huaihua, collapsed after days of downpours. One bridge, measuring 150 metres long and 10 metres wide, in Shanxi township, was washed away ... inundated by more than six metres of water. Two townships in Guangxi have seen more than 200 millimetres of rain since Thursday, heightening the risk of torrential floods, landslides and other ...

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    At least 9 die after hail and thunderstorms hit Dongguan

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:06pm by Peony Lui

    ... issued since the system was established in 2006. Thunderstorms and hail also affected other southern regions in China, including cities in Guangdong, Hunan, Jiangxi, Guizhou, Fujian, and Guangxi ... experiencing bouts of extreme weather. Jiangxi, Fujian and parts of Guangdong and Guangxi were hit with 20 to 49mm of rainfall. Thunderstorms struck Hunan and Guizhou. Severe rain and wind ...

  10. More heavy rains expected to drench the south

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of people dead or missing over the past several days. At least 42 people had died and 36 were missing while at least 1.43 million people were affected by the floods in southwestern Guangxi Zhuang ... because of landslides, delaying travellers heading to Xiamen from Zhejiang and Anhui. The forecast for today offers no relief. Heavy rains will continue to batter Hunan, Fujian and Guangxi ...




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