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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Super typhoon whips Philippines, Taiwan, heads for China

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 02:56pm by AFP

    ... and east, which were expected to bear the brunt of the storm, authorities said. Hotels and resorts in mountainous areas were closed due to fears of flooding and landslides. Coastguards cordoned off ...

  9. News - China - WEATHER

    Two killed, 21 missing in Sichuan landslides

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

    ... Worst rain for up to a century devastates infrastructure and towns still reeling from two major earthquakes Landslides killed two and left 21 missing in a mountain village yesterday ... rainfall in 50 years since Monday. Many places were inundated by water, including a cemetery with remains of quake victims. And rain continued battering mountainous areas of the county yesterday, ...

  10. News - China - WEATHER

    China issues first ever heat alert as southeast swelters

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... and cities are struggling to cope with severe drought as rainfall was only about 30 per cent of the normal level in July. And 12.2 million people in mountainous areas of Guizhou in the southwest have ...




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