Floods, heavy rains kill 28 in China, 16 people missing; over five lakh people displaced

Nearly 6,500 houses collapsed and 60,000 were damaged. About 468,800 hectares of farmland was flooded and 45,200 hectares of crops were destroyed.

Jun 26, 2017, 21:48 PM IST

World`s highest bridge nears completion in China

As such it overtakes the Si Du River Bridge in the central province of Hubei to become the world`s highest bridge.

Sep 12, 2016, 10:25 AM IST
At least 4.95 lakh people affected by Typhoon Nidha in China

At least 4.95 lakh people affected by Typhoon Nidha in China

China on Wdnesday said about 4.95 lakh people were affected by Typhoon Nida, the strongest to have hit the Chinese coast in 33 years. 

Aug 03, 2016, 19:16 PM IST
Beijing issues blue alert for rainstorms as winds, hailstorms hit southern China

Beijing issues blue alert for rainstorms as winds, hailstorms hit southern China

China issued blue alert for rainstorms, the lowest in a four-tier warning system, as torrential rain, accompanied by winds and hailstorms.

Jul 16, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

19 killed, 12 missing in landslides and heavy rains in China

At least 19 people were killed and 12 remained missing in heavy rains and landslides in China, officials said on saturday

Jul 02, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

13 killed, 13 missing in heavy rains in China

At least 13 people were killed and 13 remained missing after heavy rains caused flash floods, mud-slides and landslides in south China's Hunan, Guizhou, Guangdong provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Jun 16, 2016, 00:47 AM IST
Construction of China's mega telescope enters final stage

Construction of China's mega telescope enters final stage

The construction of the world's largest ever radio telescope in China's Guizhou province has entered the final stage as scientists tested the installation of the "retina", the media reported on Sunday.

Nov 22, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

China `left behind` children commit suicide: Report

Four siblings, aged between five and 13 and left unattended by their parents for months, apparently committed suicide by drinking pesticide in southwest China, state media reported on Friday.

Jun 12, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

One injured, 13,000 affected in China quake

At least one woman was injured and over 13,000 people were affected on Monday when a moderate 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted China's southwest Guizhou Province, the biggest tremor to hit the area in over six decades.

Mar 30, 2015, 23:04 PM IST

China completes first high speed train through karst region

 China's first high-speed railway network spanning 857 km through the country's southwest karst regions was completed on Sunday.

Dec 21, 2014, 17:16 PM IST

Southwest China floods kill 44, leave 18 missing

China's Civil Affairs Ministry says 44 people have been killed and 18 are missing after a week of flooding in the country's southwest that has also caused massive damage to housing and crops.

Sep 07, 2014, 00:18 AM IST

Eight killed in heavy floods in China

At least eight persons were killed and over 3,000 homes damaged in heavy rains in southern China, flood control officials said on Thursday.

Jun 05, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

Seven killed in coal mine accident in China

Seven workers were killed when the roof of a coal mine collapsed in China`s southwest Guizhou Province, reports said today.

Apr 19, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Twelve killed in coal mine blast in China

Twelve miners were killed and two others injured in a colliery gas explosion in southwest China`s Guizhou Province, local authorities said on Saturday.

May 11, 2013, 14:07 PM IST

China factory blast: 20,000 evacuated

Five people were injured and about 20,000 were evacuated after a chemical plant blast in southwest China`s Guizhou Province.

Feb 25, 2013, 15:51 PM IST

Five killed, 19 injured in China accident

At least five people were killed and 19 others injured Sunday in China`s Guizhou province when their bus hit a guard-rail on an expressway and then turned turtle, Xinhua reported.

Jan 13, 2013, 19:49 PM IST

Earthquake in China leaves 67 dead, 731 injured

The 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit the border area of Yiliang county in Yunnan province and Weining county in the neighbouring Guizhou province at 11:19 am local time.

Sep 07, 2012, 12:13 PM IST

China: 12 dead, three million hit by storms

The disaster has caused an economic loss of more than CNY 1.5 billion (around USD 240 million).

Jul 14, 2012, 09:24 AM IST

Rainstorm kills one, affects 200,000 in SW China

A heavy storm has battered parts of southwest China`s Guizhou province over the last two days, killing one person, leaving two missing and affecting 200,000 others, the local government said Thursday.

Jul 12, 2012, 17:41 PM IST