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  1. 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

    ... city had started returning to normal, with shops opening as people began to clean up, the Haikou Evening News reported. The South Sea Fleet of the People's Liberation Army navy also ... injured in the island province, Xinhua reported. Four cadres in Changjiang and Wuzhishan city were reported missing, the People's Daily website reported. At least three people were killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556698/typhoon-rammasun-kills-14-southern-china
  2. News - Asia - DISASTER

    109 killed and scores missing as storms cause landslides in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters

    ... and 113 are still missing." Army officials rescued 300 people yesterday, while hundreds more awaited in the worst-hit districts of Surkhet and Bardiya, where electricity lines snapped, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574918/53-killed-and-scores-missing-storms-cause-landslides-nepal
  3. News - China - WEATHER

    Southeastern provinces evacuate coastal areas ahead of Fitow's fury

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

    ... and heavy rain in southern China, and we cannot rule out the possibility that it will run into the cold front from the north and cause serious flooding," Chen said. The People's Liberation Army and armed police forces had been mobilised for disaster relief and sensitive facilities in costal regions such as nuclear power plants, oil refineries and dams had been told to stay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1325722/china-evacuates-417000-people-it-issues-highest-alert-typhoon-fitow
  4. News - China - WEATHER

    Three boats lost, 74 Guangdong fishermen missing in Typhoon Wutip

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:18pm by He Huifeng, Clifford Lo, Danny Mok and Agence France-Presse

    ... crew spotted a suspected life raft and a life jacket drifting in the scene, but no survivor or missing boat was discovered," she said. The People's Liberation Army South Sea Fleet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1321268/three-boats-lost-74-guangdong-fishermen-missing-typhoon-wutip
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Observatory blows it again with late lifting of No 8 signal

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... depicts soldiers of the People's Liberation Army raising a red flag inside a trench. It reflects the gritty realism of warfare and is in stark contrast to many of the paintings of the period ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1316283/observatory-blows-it-again-late-lifting-no-8-signal
  6. News - World - WEATHER

    Flooding in Bosnia causes new landmine danger in Balkans

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

    ... volunteers joined the army and emergency services in building sandbag barriers. Tens of thousands of homes were without electricity in Serbia and around 150,000 in Bosnia, where whole swathes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1515129/flooding-bosnia-causes-new-landmine-danger-balkans
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    No casualties as cyclone slams into Queensland coast, but alerts remain

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:33pm by AFP

    ... chickens," Newman said. "There are also banana crops that are going to be decimated or severely damaged, and those are people's livelihoods as well. While there hasn't been the catastrophic impact of a category five, there will be impacts and hurt to people's lives." As authorities started the clean up in the wake of the storm, cyclone warnings remained in force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1478256/australia-avoids-worst-cyclone-ita-more-wind-rain-due
  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Beijing sees third-longest winter stretch without snowfall

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 04:25pm by Angela Meng

    ... as the third longest without snow, Chen Dagang, a senior engineer at the Beijing Climate Centre, told the People's Daily website. Sun Jun, the chief weather forecaster at CCTV, said there had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1411790/beijing-sees-third-longest-winter-stretch-without-snowfall
  9. News - World - WEATHER

    New York mayor Bill de Blasio shovels snow in show of solidarity

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Bill de Blasio shovels snow as New York temperature drops to minus 18 New mayor gets down to icy work His feet deep in snow and a shovel in hand as a snowstorm hit New York, new mayor Bill de Blasio immediately displayed a leadership style contrasting sharply with his predecessor. Barely a day after he was sworn in, the liberal Democrat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1397733/new-york-mayor-bill-de-blasio-shovels-snow-show-solidarity
  10. News - Asia - DISASTER

    At least 1,200 feared dead as super typhoon devastates Philippine towns

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:12pm by Reuters

    ... landslides. Nearly 300,000 people were moved to safer areas in two provinces alone. The army has been mobilised to provide emergency relief, with about 170,000 soldiers set to assist people after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1351560/least-1200-feared-dead-super-typhoon-devastates-philippine-towns

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