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China issues an alert for strong typhoon Tokage

China issues an alert for strong typhoon Tokage

The NMC advised local authorities to take precautions against the typhoon and ships in affected regions to go back to ports, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

China house collapse buries more than 20: Report

More than 20 people were buried under rubble after four houses collapsed in China on Monday, a local government and state media reported.

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.

32 people missing in landslides in China as typhoon hits

Megi, the 17th typhoon this year, brought downpours to the coastal areas of the Fujian province as it made landfall in Quanzhou city with winds packing over 118 km per hour after causing havoc in Taiwan.

Rescuers pull 15 out from China landslide, 32 missing

Mountainous Zhejiang, along with its neighbouring provinces, is frequently hit by typhoons at this time of year and are also highly susceptible to landslides.

Five killed as seaplane crashes into Shanghai bridge

Five people died on Wednesday when a seaplane they were travelling in crashed into a bridge in Shanghai on its maiden flight to an offshore island, the government said.

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.

China navy plane hits buildings, no casualties reported

China's Defense Ministry says a navy fighter jet on a nighttime training mission has crashed into buildings in an eastern city but the pilot had ejected safely and there were no reports of casualties.

`Dead` Chinese baby awakes just before cremation

A Chinese baby boy who was declared dead and spent the night in a morgue showed signs of life just as he was about to be cremated, local TV reported.

Bird flu death reported in China

A patient has died of H7N9 bird flu in China's eastern province of Zhejiang, health authorities said on Tuesday.

Toll rises in China landslide to 16

 The toll from an east China landslide has risen to 16, with 21 people still missing, authorities said on Sunday.

Super typhoon causes heavy damage in China

Super typhoon Dujuan has caused heavy losses in China's coastal provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian, the media reported on Thursday.

Blast reported at chemical plant in eastern China

An explosion shook a chemical plant in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, state media said on Monday, though there were no immediate reports of casualties in a country on edge after blasts killed more than 160 people last month.

14 killed in China typhoon, four reported missing

Typhoon Soudelor killed nine people in eastern China after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, state media reported Sunday.

Typhoon Soudelor heads to China after killing four in Taiwan

 Typhoon Soudelor moved towards China on Saturday, weaker but still packing a punch, after killing at least four people and leaving a trail of destruction in Taiwan.

China police arrest two "violent terrorists" in coastal city

Chinese authorities in the eastern coastal city of Wenzhou have arrested two "violent terrorists", state media reported on Friday, and accused them of being part of a criminal gang in the city.

20 detained in China counterfeit drug crackdown

 At least 20 people have been detained in eastern China for being involved in production and online trading of counterfeit drugs worth an estimated street value of more than USD 16 million, officials said today.

Typhoon Linfa affects over one million in China

Typhoon Linfa affects over one million in China

 Over one million people were affected by the torrential rainstorms brought by typhoon Linfa, which hit south China`s Guangdong province, a media report said on Friday.

China braces itself for super typhoon

 China is on the highest alert as super typhoon Chan-Hom approaches the eastern coast with winds of up to 187 km per hour.

At least 12 dead in China factory collapse

At least 12 people were killed and two reported missing when a shoe factory collapsed in east China`s Zhejiang province, police said on Sunday.