2009-08-06 07:17:14 GMT Xinhua English
Rainstorm-triggered floods in southwest China's Chongqing municipality have killed at least 10 people in the past four days, officials with the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Wednesday. Another person is still missing.
2009-08-05 02:01:33 GMT Xinhua English
GUANGZHOU, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The tropical storm Goni landed at a speed of 83 km per hour early Wednesday morning in Taishan of southern China's Guangdong Province, according to local meteorological station.
2009-08-04 07:48:04 GMT Xinhua English
HAIKOU, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Maritime affairs departments in south China's provinces have called ships to harbor as tropical storm Goni is poised for a landing through Guangdong Province on Wednesday.
2009-08-04 06:20:32 GMT Xinhua English
WUHAN, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Three people were killed and three others went missing as torrential rains hit central and southwest China, local government officials said Tuesday.
2009-07-30 12:48:31 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Rainstorms in China this year have left 307 people dead and 113 missing as of Thursday, according to the country's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters (SFDH).
2009-07-29 12:06:23 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu has urged government agencies to continue efforts in fighting floods and other disasters, after heavy rains hit most of southwest and east China, triggering floods, landslides and mud-rock flows.
2009-08-07 10:13:22 GMT Xinhua English
The photo taken on August 6, 2009 shows a panorama of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in Yichang City of central China's Hubei Province. The flood torrents passed the Three Gorges Dam safely with a speed reaching 55,000 cubic meters per second on Thursday. The guarding personnel spent more hours patrolling around the dam to ensure safety.
2009-08-05 03:57:58 GMT Xinhua English
The houses along the Nanbin Road are inundated by rainfalls in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, August 4, 2009. The continual heavy rainfalls in Chongqing brought about flood over the city, with many lower sections of the riverside streets submerged.
2009-08-04 07:39:56 GMT Xinhua English
Tropical storm Goni, formed in the Pacific near Hainan on Monday, is forecast to strike China.
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