zhejiang provinces

Typhoon Damrey slams China

August 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Typhoon Damrey packing winds of 126 kmph made landfall in China Thursday night, authorities said.Damrey, the 10th typhoon to hit China this year, battered Jiangsu and ... Read more...

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Rains likely to hit China’s food bowl

May 28th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) Heavy rains are forecast in China's grain-growing areas in the north, southwest and regions along the Yangtze river.Parts of Shaanxi, Hubei, Henan, Anhui and Jiangsu ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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...

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Thousands evacuated in China as Muifa threat looms large (Second Lead)

August 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of people have been evacuated and over 200 flights were cancelled Saturday as typhoon Muifa surged towards China's eastern seaboard packing a wind speed of ... Read more...

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China warns of floods, rains as millions face misery

June 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) The Chinese government has warned of severe floods following heavy rains even as over five million people have already been displaced or affected by floods in ... Read more...

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Beijing, Shanghai top China’s well-being index

June 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin cities of China have topped the list of the country's well-being index prepared by scholars as part of an academic report.The report, ... Read more...

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‘China drought has significant impact on environment’

June 3rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A lingering drought in central and east China's provinces has had a devastating impact on the environment there, an official said Friday. Vice Minister of Environmental ... Read more...

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Chinese officials take to blogging on local websites

April 27th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Micro-blogging internet services have now become very popular among Chinese government officials, including policemen. However, the famous Twitter website has taken a beating and regional internet ... Read more...

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China issues warning as Typhoon Jangmi approaches

September 29th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (Xinhua) China issued a warning Monday morning against the approaching Typhoon Jangmi, which has left two people dead and 58 injured in Taiwan over the weekend.According to the latest ... Read more...

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Sea level rising at alarming rate in Chinas big cities

January 16th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Jan 16 (ANI): Chinese officials have warned that sea level is rising at an alarming rate in the big cities of the country and depleting groundwater is threatening coastal ... Read more...

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