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13 killed, 29 missing in heavy rain, floods as Typhoon Megi batters China

13 killed, 29 missing in heavy rain, floods as Typhoon Megi batters China

At least 13 people have been killed and 29 others reported missing in heavy rain and floods in China as Typhoon Megi wrecked havoc destroying crops and causing direct economic losses of USD 829 million.

China issues 'red alert' for Typhoon Meranti

China on Wednesday issued the highest "red alert" and cancelled hundreds of flights and trains as it braced for violent gales and heavy rains accompanying Typhoon Meranti, which is expected to hit its southern coast.

225 killed or missing in China torrential rains; 2.5 lakh people trapped

225 killed or missing in China torrential rains; 2.5 lakh people trapped

As many as 225 people have been killed or missing in heavy torrential rains and floods that have wreaked havoc in China with about 2.5 lakh people still trapped in the central Hubei Province.

13 killed, 13 missing in severe rains in China

 At least 13 people have been killed and 13 others remain missing after heavy rains caused flash floods and landslides across a number of provinces in China.

Disaster Management: Lessons to be learned from China

Disaster Management: Lessons to be learned from China

12 killed in China floods

At least 12 people have been killed and nearly three lakh affected in rain-triggered floods in southern China, authorities said on Saturday.

Dinosaur excavation sites in China inundated by floods

Flooding in northeastern China has inundated famous dinosaur excavation sites and a local museum, as workers worry dinosaur fossils may be swept away.

Dinosaur excavation sites of china-In danger

Flooding in north eastern China has inundated famous dinosaur excavation sites and a local museum, as workers worry dinosaur fossils may be swept away.

21 killed in China floods

At least 21 people were killed and three others reported missing after floods triggered by a rainstorm hit a northwestern Chinese province, state media reported on Wednesday.

105 killed, hundreds trapped in heavy floods in China

China`s worst floods in decades triggered by Typhoon Utor in its northeast and southern regions rose to 105, even as a series of landslides buried six vehicles and trapped an unknown number of people.

Typhoon Utor: 29 killed in China floods

At least 29 people have died and 14 others reported missing in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in northeastern China over the past week, state media said on Saturday.

13,000 affected in China floods

As of Sunday night, more than 10,000 people in Genhe City had also been affected by floods.

21 killed, 4 missing in China floods

At least 21 people were killed and four others are missing after rainstorm-triggered floods and mud-rock flows hit a city in northwest China`s Gansu Province.

China says flooding has killed 337 this year

Flooding in China this year has left at least 337 people dead and 213 missing, due mainly to unusually wet summer weather, the government said on Sunday.

673 Chinese killed in floods in 2012

Floods killed 673 people and affected about 120 million in China last year, officials said on Saturday.

Flooding leaves 70 boats missing on China-Vietnam

Typhoon Son-Tinh brought strong wind and downpours, sinking six boats and causing another 70 to go missing in a China-Vietnam border river.

Three killed in China floods

At least three people died in floods and mudslides that lashed Sichuan province on Tuesday, taking the toll of those killed in torrential rains to 54.

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei to continue exposing China

Weiwei has been beaten and even held in secret detention for his efforts to reveal his homeland`s oppression of its people.

Huge Chinese dam experiences big flood

The Three Gorges Dam witnessed its biggest flood this year when water from the Yangtze river gushed at 69,000 cubic metres per second.

Beijingers turn to Weibo to beat floods

A group of people in Beijing have turned to Weibo, a social networking site, to help those stranded in floods.