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  1. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Floods threaten Pakistan’s cotton fields, Srinagar ‘drowned completely’

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... earner. This year's floods in Indian Kashmir are the deadliest in the territory in 50 years and up to 100,000 people are cut off in the mountainous region. The waters are beginning to recede, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591185/floods-threaten-pakistans-cotton-fields-srinagar-drowned-completely
  2. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Matmo downgraded to tropical storm as it makes landfall in China

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 01:26pm

    ... Lawrence Chung and Agencies High mountains and speedy crossing limit damage to Taiwan, but weakened storm still poses flood risk to coastal provinces Typhoon Matmo on Wednesday ... in as many weeks, slammed into Taiwan with winds of 140km/h but lost much of its power as it crossed the island’s high mountains. While last week’s much stronger Typhoon Ramassun left scores dead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557161/5000-tourists-evacuated-taiwan-battens-down-typhoon-matmo
  3. News - World - WEATHER

    Californian Governor Jerry Brown declares drought emergency

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:16am by Reuters

    ... The mountain ranges, where run-off from melting snow provides much of the water for thirsty cities and farms, have just 20 per cent of the snow they normally have at this time of year. Lake Shasta, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1408601/californian-governor-jerry-brown-declares-drought-emergency
  4. News - China - WEATHER

    Thousands of tourists trapped by snow in Yunnan

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 12:41pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... and Dali, two popular tourist destinations, for 20 hours with no food as rescue vehicles could not get through to the mountainous area, Beijing Youth Daily reported. Many tourists were at first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1384029/thousands-tourists-trapped-snow-yunnan
  5. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong Observatory raises No 1 signal as Typhoon Utor batters Philippines

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 03:06pm by AP

    ... and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and food-growing plains. The storm killed at least one man in a landslide and left 45 fishermen missing. Utor, described as the strongest globally so far this year, slammed ashore in mountainous eastern Aurora province with sustained winds of 175 kilometres per hour and gusts of up to 210 kph. Footage from ABS-CBN TV network showed a woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295903/philippines-braces-typhoon-utor-expected-be-strongest-year
  6. News - World - WEATHER

    Deep freeze brings more travel chaos to eastern US

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:52pm by Reuters

    ... About 300 vehicles were stuck overnight Saturday to Sunday on a mountainous, 50-kilometre stretch of Interstate 15 in northwestern Arizona after heavy snow and icy conditions led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1376948/deep-freeze-brings-more-travel-chaos-eastern-united-states
  7. News - World - WEATHER

    Colorado families stranded by floods watch waters rise and wait for help

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Denver Families cut off by worst flooding in decades in Rocky Mountain foothills face anxious period as waters rise and rescuers try to reach them Colorado stranded ... the rising floodwaters approach her home in Loveland, a mountain town 72 kilometres north of Denver. She has heard the roar of water in recent days as it overflowed the river's banks and cut off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1309945/colorado-families-stranded-floods-watch-waters-rise-and-wait-help
  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Two Japanese tourists die in Great Wall of China storm

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 01:52pm by AFP

    ... media reported on Monday. Two women, aged 62 and 68, were confirmed dead, and a 76-year-old Japanese man remained missing on a snow-covered mountain near the wall in China’s northern Hebei ... at a local clinic, Xinhua added. The group started to climb the mountain from the Beijing side as part of a tour of the Great Wall on Saturday morning. They were trapped overnight on Saturday after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1075216/two-japanese-tourists-die-great-wall-china-storm
  9. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Indian flood relief teams race against time

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 08:43am by AFP

    ... and destroyed bridges and narrow roads leading to pilgrimage towns in the mountainous state, which is known as the "Land of the Gods" for its revered Hindu shrines. Uttarakhand Home Secretary ... Neeraj Khairwal, a top official of Pittorgarh district. The army managed to make contact with nearly 1,000 people stuck in mountains near Kedarnath, the NDTV news network reported. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1266487/indian-monsoon-death-toll-nears-600
  10. News - China - WEATHER

    Flash flood in Qinghai construction site kills 24

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 08:04pm by AFP, AP

    ... on Taipei by nightfall, and close to 500mm in mountainous areas of northwestern Taiwan. With heavy rains expected to continue through most of today, those totals could easily double. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1298366/china-braces-typhoon-flood-toll-rises

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