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  1. News - China - DISASTER

    Hainan villagers weren't warned how devastating superstorm Rammasun would be

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Li Keqiang signed directives urging authorities to prepare for the typhoon. Villagers living along the Hainan coastline said they did not receive warnings that the oncoming typhoon could ruin ... do not appear along China's coast because its continental slope is relatively flat, broad and long. But storm surges often hit the southern coastline, said Li Mingjie, a forecaster ...

  2. 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

    ... 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 Keqiang said the priority was protecting lives and moving people to safety as early as possible, according to the government website. Internet users offered assistance. One Weibo message called ...

  3. News - China - WEATHER

    Rains push Heilongjiang’s main river to record high

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 09:44pm by Adrian Wan

    ... records began, Xinhua said. Premier Li Keqiang discussed flood control and disaster relief with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in telephone conversations on Monday. It was their second talk in less than a week as the two countries jointly battle floods that have hit eastern Russia as well as northeast China. Li said he hoped Russia would help lower the flood waters in China ...

  4. News - China - WEATHER

    Southeastern provinces evacuate coastal areas ahead of Fitow's fury

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 01:43pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... could easily occur. The situation is very grim." Premier Li Keqiang and Vice-Premier Wang Yang urged authorities to take every measure to minimise injuries and damage. Authorities had shut ...

  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Fujian, Zhejiang reel in wake of Typhoon Fitow

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 08:27am by Agence France-Presse

    ... 574,000 people, while 177,000 were displaced in Fujian, Xinhua said. "We must not leave anybody in danger," said Li Qiang, Zhejiang's provincial governor. He called for more ...

  6. News - China - WEATHER

    Shanghai paralysed by rush-hour rainstorm

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... A commute that would have taken me 15 minutes took over two hours," said Yue Li, a secretary who works in Pudong. "I was stuck in the crowds at the subway station when service ...

  7. News - China - WEATHER

    Eastern China scorched by record heatwave

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Parts of central China also affected by worst heat since records began; Several cities issue red alert warnings as temperatures pass 40 degrees Record heatwave scorches east Eastern and parts of central China continued to swelter yesterday in a record-breaking heatwave as weather authorities in several cities issued red alert warnings over soaring ...



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