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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south

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

    ... likely to continue in the south and that rivers in Guangdong province may hit flood danger levels in the coming week, the China News Service said. Heavy rains have destroyed nearly 10,000 homes ... storms hit the area on Friday, the China News Service said. Heavy downpours caused rivers to overflow their banks and a dam to burst, submerging areas in the north and west of Guizhou province, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Typhoon Utor sinks cargo ship off Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong and Lai Ying-kit

    ... of islands that are part of Zhuhai and to the south of the opening of the Pearl River Delta estuary. Samuel Yip Wai-hung, a Government Flying Service pilot who took part in the rescue, said the ship ...

  3. News - Asia - WEATHER

    2 die as Japan suffers heatwave

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:12am by AFP

    ... a river bank. "He is suspected of having a heatstroke," an ambulance worker said. There were unconfirmed reports that the man had been working in rice paddies before collapsing. More ...

  4. News - World - WEATHER

    Flooding in Bosnia causes new landmine danger in Balkans

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

    ... 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 downstream, countries as far away as Bulgaria and Romania may be at risk, experts warn. Watch: Dozens dead in massive flooding in Bosnia, Serbia Bosnia's tributaries feed the Sava River, which ...

  5. News - China

    Shenzhen residents slam authorities after city paralysed by floods

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:49am by He Huifeng, Clifford Lo

    ... punished for the losses." Xiong Yang, of the NGO Green River, said the floods were largely the result of aggressive urbanisation. Vast road networks and destroyed green belts meant some cities ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - AIR POLLUTION

    Smog clogs Hong Kong’s skyline as ‘very high’ pollution levels recorded

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 03:02pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... quality in the Pearl River Delta improved last year. Officials attributed the decrease to emission reduction efforts. Video: How to deal with Hong Kong's smog- Clean Air Network's Sum ...

  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Indonesian volcanic eruptions may cause southern China drought, expert says

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:51am by Adrian Wan

    ... In Malaysia, authorities in Selangor – its most populous province – have started water rationing after  river and reservoir levels reached critical lows. In Singapore, rain fell on just seven days last ...

  9. News - China - WEATHER

    Rains push Heilongjiang’s main river to record high

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

    ... Adrian Wan in Beijing adrian.wan@scmp.com Local officials ordered to reinforce flood walls along waterway that marks border with Russia Rains push Heilongjiang's main river to record high Flooding in Heilongjiang province showed no sign of easing yesterday as heavy rain lashed areas along the river marking the border between China and Russia, pushing water levels to record ...

  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Snow grounds planes in US northeast, hitting returning Superbowl fans

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:23pm by Reuters

    ... income inequality. "The response to the last storm obviously left something to be desired," de Blasio said. At Newark Airport across the Hudson River in New Jersey, 204 flights were ...




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