Floods Bring Disaster to Henan

At least 33 people have died due to flooding in Henan province. Hundreds of thousands more have been displaced, millions otherwise affected, and many remain missing. 24 inches of rain fell in the provincial capital Zhengzhou on...

29 Dead as Tornado, Storms Hit Chinese Mega-City

A tornado, hailstorms, and rain storms have killed at least 29 people in Chongqing: The storms, accompanied by gale-force winds, hit two rural counties in the giant municipality at around 2:00 am (1800 GMT Wednesday), leaving...

Flooding Wrecks Thousands of Homes in South China – Reuters

From Reuters via More than 3,600 houses collapsed in southern China as rains from a fading tropical storm caused widespread flooding, while hundreds of people in the northeast were evacuated to avoid landslides, state media said on Monday. And in the capital, Beijing , a clear, sunny day ended with a brief, but violent […]

Storms Double Punch S. China – Shanghai Daily

Shanghai Daily reports on storm Pabuk in southern China: Tropical storm Pabuk edged into southern China yesterday, bringing strong winds and rain that shut Hong Kong’s stock market and schools as it skirted the special administrative region. Meanwhile, Tropical storm Wutip headed into Fujian Province, generating a weather system that should give Shanghai cooler weather […]

Storm Kills 37, Floods Cities in Southwest China – Reuters

From Reuters: Thirty-seven people died in a 16-hour thunder storm in southwest China that caused heavy flooding and brought air, road and rail traffic to a halt, the government and state media said on Wednesday. Chongqing municipality received 266.6 mm (10-¬Ω inches) of rain between Monday night and Tuesday afternoon, the largest volume since records […]

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