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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    100 tourists trapped by landslide in Gansu reach safety

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 02:02pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing 100 travellers were on way to nature reserve when caught by storms that have killed 89 Tourists trapped by landslide reach safety A group of Vietnamese tourists who became trapped by a landslide in the country's northwest amid week-long storms that have killed at least 89 people have reached a major town, state media reported yesterday. At least ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Storm drains investigated after Hong Kong beaches washed away

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:20am by KRISTINE SERVANDO

    ... for public safety”. A black rainstorm first hit Hong Kong last Thursday and bad weather continued until late on Monday, flooding farmlands and roads, and triggering landslides. The deluge brought ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Festival Walk slammed for poor maintenance after Black Rainstorm flooding

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 11:37pm by Phila Siu, CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Mimi Lau and He Huifeng

    ... Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust, which bought the mall from Swire Pacific in 2011, said it would take more precautions to ensure the safety of tenants and visitors. Mapletree is owned ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Elderly people admitted to hospital as cold weather continues to envelop Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 03:05pm by Clifford Lo

    ... pressed personal emergency buttons linking their homes to the Senior Citizens’ Home Safety Association control centre. Among the callers, 53 elderly people needed medical treatment and were taken ... had an existing illness and an initial investigation had found nothing suspicious. As well as putting on enough clothes to keep warm, the Senior Citizens’ Home Safety Association said elderly ...

  5. News - World - WEATHER

    France hit by 'historic' floods in southeast; two killed, 150 rescued

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hyeres Floods kill two in France's southeast; 150 evacuated River levels were receding yesterday in southeastern France after "historic" floods left two people dead and another missing. More than 150 were airlifted to safety. Four thousand homes have been left without power after the deluge in the department of Var. Local official Laurent ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Ta Kwu Ling frosts up amid city's cold snap

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:57am by Phila Siu

    ... the personal emergency buttons linking their homes to the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association control centre. Of the callers, 92 were taken to hospital, mostly because of breathing difficulties. ...

  7. News - World - WEATHER

    Transport chaos as wintry blast hits almost every Canadian and U.S. state

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Pearson International Airport temporarily halted ground operations early on Tuesday because of "equipment freezing" and out of concern for the safety of airport personnel. Police ...

  8. News - World - WEATHER

    Record freeze set to take hold in US Midwest after snowstorm Hercules

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 01:46pm by AFP

    ... urged people in the worst-hit areas to stay at home for their own safety and to allow rescue and clean-up teams to get to work as quickly as possible. "Chicagoans are a hearty bunch," ...

  9. News - World - WEATHER

    Deep freeze brings more travel chaos to eastern US

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

    ... to a chain-reaction crash set off by multiple jackknifing semi-trailer trucks, said Bart Graves, spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety. No one was hurt, despite multiple vehicles crashing ...

  10. News - China - WEATHER

    Rains push Heilongjiang’s main river to record high

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

    ... section of the Heilong River, also known as the Amur River, reached 56.1 metres, 1.68 metres above safety levels, according to China News Service. At one monitoring station, water was 2.5 metres above safety levels. Provincial meteorological officials said water levels would likely remain high over the next 10 days, Xinhua reported. Authorities have ordered local governments ...




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