ore than 360 schools and 77,000 students were affected by the 6.6 magnitude earthquake in northwest China`s Gansu Province in which 95 people were killed and over a thousand injured.
About 300,000 people in seven cities of China have been affected as heavy rains have lashed the country`s Gansu province since Tuesday, authorities said Friday.
Firefighters have rescued 22 people from debris after a 6.6-magnitude quake hit northwest China`s Gansu province.
The death toll in twin shallow earthquakes in China`s northwest Gansu province near Tibet rose to 95 on Tuesday while rescue workers struggled to reach remote areas to reach victims buried under landslides.
Built in the Tang Dynasty, the centuries-old statue is expected to reopen to visitors in early August in the Bingling Temple Grottoes.
Over 100 students and teachers have been trapped in a school in northwest China after flood triggered by rainstorm washed away the only bridge linking the building to the outside world.
Nearly 24 million people have been affected by drought in China`s various provinces since last October while causing a big financial loss to the government, authorities said Thursday.
The village, near the city of Dingxi, is now separated from motorists by a wall 2 meters high.
Hail and torrential rain cut power supplies in six townships, damaged homes, several hospitals and schools.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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