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  1. News - World - WEATHER

    Hawaii's tourists relax on the beach as storm-hit residents struggle

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... to pass about 255km northeast of the islands at its closest point yesterday and linger in the area today. Darryl Oliveira, director of Hawaii County Civil Defence, said he was concerned there may ...

  2. News - China - WEATHER

    Dozens killed as torrential rains lash the south

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

    ... Over 5,000 villagers in Dazu county were trapped by floodwaters yesterday, with local media suggesting that poor communication links and damage to roads made it harder for rescue personnel ...

  3. News - China

    800 flee forest fire; two die of heatstroke as China gripped by 40C temperatures

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... county in Yunnan province, where the temperature has for weeks risen above 40 degrees Celsius. There was mild relief yesterday with the mercury dropping to the low 30s. The victims, both ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Flooding in Shenzhen cripples rail link from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by ZHAUNG PINGHUI, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of snow in Shandan county in Gansu on Saturday, the first since the beginning of summer on China's agricultural calendar. The area often experiences snow in the spring due to cold air from ...

  5. News - World

    Danger warnings issued as storms and high tides batter Britain

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

    ... the huge waves that they were putting their lives at risk. Severe flood warnings- indicating there is "danger to life"- were declared on Friday for the southwest English counties ... were built in the densely-packed residential area of Sydenham in the east of the city and on land around the docks on the opposite side of the shore. In the southwest English counties, coastal ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Colorado floods leave hundreds unaccounted for

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... - a 60-year-old woman swept away in the torrent. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter that the woman was “missing presumed dead,” after floodwaters destroyed her house, and officials warned that the toll would likely climb further. “There might be further loss of life,” Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle told reporters. “It’s certainly a high probability... We’re hoping to reach everyone ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    25 dead in China and chaos at Hong Kong airport in wake of Typhoon Usagi

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 02:42am by Phila Siu, Tanna Chong, He Huifeng

    ... were in Guangdong after the typhoon brought down trees and damaged roads. In Huilai county of Jieyang city in eastern Guangdong, a villager who was staying home to avoid the strong wind was killed by shattered window glass that pierced his heart, Xinhua reported. Meanwhile, a couple's boat capsized in Huilai county yesterday afternoon. The husband was rescued but his wife ...

  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Rains push Heilongjiang’s main river to record high

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

    ... to reinforce flood walls after damage to a dyke between Tongjiang and Fuyuan county left a breach 200 metres long, flooding a large area of farmland. Floods have cut off roads leading to Fuyuan county ...

  9. News - China - WEATHER

    China issues first ever heat alert as southeast swelters

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

    ... and counties had seen temperatures exceed 40 degrees in July. The level-two warning- the highest for heat-related weather conditions- applies to nine provinces and municipalities: Anhui, Jiangsu, ... or cooking on pavements. Xinhua cited experts as saying that a subtropical pressure system and a lack of rain were to blame for the heatwave. Drought has also become a problem. In Hunan, 33 counties ...

  10. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Soulik lashes eastern China after deadly Taiwan landfall

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 06:26pm by Bloomberg, AFP, AP

    ... officer who was hit by a falling brick in the Taipei suburb of Tanshui and a 54-year-old woman from central Miaoli county who died after falling from the roof of her home. In Taichung, a man ... in Puli, a town in central Nantou county, which was also hit by landslides. The northern village of Bailan saw the heaviest rain, with 900 millimetres over the past two days and winds gusting up ...




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