Zhejiang

Thirteen missing after boat sinks in east China

Thirteen crew members have gone missing while seven others have been rescued after a fishing boat sank off the Zhejiang coast in eastern China.

Feb 25, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
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.

Nov 27, 2016, 16:30 PM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2016, 08:48 AM IST
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.

Oct 01, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2016, 09:57 AM IST

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.
 

Sep 29, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2016, 15:47 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