hunan provinces

Freezing cold sweeps China

January 26th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) Bitter cold conditions will continue to prevail in most parts of China over the next few days, met officials said.The National Meteorological Centre has forecast freezing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

100,000 snowed in people evacuated in southwest China

January 12th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) Icy weather and melting snow have forced the evacuation of 104,900 people from their homes in southwest China's Guizhou province since New Year's Day, a ministry statement said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China floods toll rises to 136

June 20th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have claimed 136 lives and affected over 10 million people in south China, a government office said Sunday. A further 86 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China quake toll rises to 32,477

May 18th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua) The toll in Monday's devastating earthquake in China rose to 32,477 Sunday, the emergency response office of the State Council said. The quake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter ... Read more...

Posted in World |