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5 dead in latest flooding in southern China rainstorms

by on June 13, 2020 0
Rainstorms have killed five more people in a southern Chinese region already reeling from heavy flooding over the past week. The government of Zunyi city, south of the metropolis of Chongqing, said Saturday that five people had died and eight others were missing after storms that began late Thursday night. A statement on the... Read More

Hundreds of thousands displaced in deadly China flooding

by on June 10, 2020 0
Flooding in south and central China has caused more than a dozen deaths and forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the government said Wednesday. About 228,000 people have had to seek emergency shelter due to flooding since June 2, the Ministry of Emergency Management said. Initial damage was estimated at more... Read More

Cyclone kills at least 82 in India, Bangladesh, causes widespread flooding

by on May 21, 2020 0
KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – The most powerful cyclone to strike eastern India and Bangladesh in over a decade killed at least 82 people, officials said, as rescue teams scoured devastated coastal villages, hampered by torn down power lines and flooding over large tracts of land. Mass evacuations organised by authorities before Cyclone Amphan made landfall... Read More