• Friday
  • August 22, 2014
  • Last updated: 6:11pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 32 for landslide

Search results

  1. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Wet weekend in store as thunderstorm, landslide warnings remain in force

    Posted May 09th 2014, 12:17am by Danny Mok and Eddie Lee

    ... part of Lantau Island in the past few hours." This afternoon trees were reported to have fallen in Central and Tsuen Wan, while landslides were reported in Happy Valley and Sha Tin. Watch: ... landslides and road subsidence was also reported.   March 30 saw the first black rainstorm of this year- and it was a record breaker. At the peak of the storm 56 millimetres of rain fell in one hour- ...

  2. News - China - WEATHER

    100 tourists trapped by landslide in Gansu reach safety

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 02:02pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing 100 travellers were on way to nature reserve when caught by storms that have killed 89 Tourists trapped by landslide reach safety A group of Vietnamese tourists who became trapped by a landslide in the country's northwest amid week-long storms that have killed at least 89 people have reached a major town, state media reported yesterday. At least ...

  3. News - China - WEATHER

    Two killed, 21 missing in Sichuan landslides

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 03:55pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Worst rain for up to a century devastates infrastructure and towns still reeling from two major earthquakes Two killed, 21 missing in Sichuan landslides Landslides killed two and left 21 missing in a mountain village yesterday in Dujiangyan, Sichuan, as torrential rains struck another blow to parts of the western province still reeling from two ...

  4. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens still missing after landslide hits Sichuan resort

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU, AP

    ... Survivor of landslide at Sichuan resort says the noise was like thunder A massive landslide triggered on Wednesday by one of the worst storms in decades killed at least 18 people and left ... of Civil Affairs. In the landslide, a hillside collapsed onto holiday cottages, one survivor told Xinhua. "The noise was like thunder and went on for two or three minutes. My first thought ...

  5. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Six injured, 500 flights cancelled as Typhoon Halong lashes southern Japan

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 06:54pm by AFP

    ... of the storm were already lashing the region and other areas of southwestern Japan, the agency said. “Please remain on the alert against a rise of rivers, floods as well as damage from landslides ... already been lashed by downpours from another typhoon last weekend, the national weather agency said. The agency also warned of major landslides and floods in other areas of southwestern Japan, ...

  6. News - China - WEATHER

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

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

    ... by Rammasun, was bracing for more rain as Matmo strengthens and edges towards the country's northern provinces, increasing the risk of flash floods and landslides. "Matmo has entered ...

  7. News - China - WEATHER

    Flooding and landslides in quake-hit county of Yunnan in mainland China

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Heavy rain triggers flooding and landslides just days after two tremors kill 81 people More misery for quake-hit Yunnan county Heavy rain hammered a quake-stricken area of Yunnan province early yesterday morning, triggering flooding and landslides just days after two earthquakes killed dozens of residents and destroyed or damaged hundreds ...

  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south

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

    ... killed and three others are missing after southern provinces were hit by heavy rains and landslides, state media reported yesterday. Weather authorities also warned that torrential rains were ... was expected to strike many parts of the province in the coming week. The agency said there was a high probability that the downpours would trigger more floods and landslides. Flights, road and rail ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Thousands evacuated and flights grounded as Typhoon Rammasun closes in on Philippines

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:02pm by Alex Millson

    ... Alex Millson alex.millson@scmp.com Bad weather forecast as typhoon strengthens Thousands of villagers living in areas prone to flooding and landslides have been evacuated in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun approaches the country, packing gusts of up to 150km/h. Schools suspended classes in several cities, including in the capital, Manila- in the typhoon’s expected path- ...

  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Flooding in Bosnia causes new landmine danger in Balkans

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sarajevo Worst deluge in a century causes fears that landslides might carry unexploded ordnance downstream, as far as Bulgaria and Romania BOSNIA FLOODS CREATE NEW ... of landmines. Floods washed away river banks and caused landslides that have unearthed minefield warning signs and, in many cases, the unexploded booby traps themselves. As the weapons are carried ...




SCMP.com Account