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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Floods add to plight of Filipinos in Zamboanga displaced by fighting

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 05:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga Floods add to woes in southern Philippines Heavy rains flooded evacuation centres in the southern Philippines, adding more misery for thousands of people displaced by a bloody Muslim rebel siege, officials said Saturday. Almost a month after followers of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari besieged Zamboanga, over 116,000 people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1325185/floods-add-misery-after-philippines-rebel-siege
  9. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Indian flood relief teams race against time

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

    ... time," Ajay Chaddha, chief of the army unit overseeing rescues in the state, was quoted as saying by The Times of India. The Indian Express said rescuers had a "narrow window of just 48 ... 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 - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines storm toll reaches 274, hundreds missing

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 11:27am by AFP

    ... in the open,” Social Welfare Secretary Soliman told AFP. Bodies caked in mud were being transported on the back of army trucks and laid out in rows on tarpaulins where relatives searching for missing ... in Mindanao, he said. Aquino said the government was investigating why an army patrol base in New Bataan, which was washed away in the flash floods, had been located in a flood-prone area. Officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1097940/philippines-storm-toll-reaches-274-hundreds-missing

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