Rainstorms

Natural disasters kill over 370 in China in first half of 2015

At least 379 people have been killed and 56 others missing in natural disasters in China during the first six months this year, an official report said on Thursday.

Jul 09, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Rainstorms hit Indian northeast, normal life

Seasonal cyclonic rains and thunderstorms have hit northeastern states damaging houses and disrupting power supply and transport, officials said on Friday.

Apr 24, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

Rainstorms, floods kill 27 in China

Rainstorms and ensuing floods have affected seven provincial-level regions in China, causing 27 deaths and relocation of over 84,000 people as of Saturday, Xinhua reported.

Aug 17, 2014, 06:50 AM IST

Rainstorms, floods kill 14 in China; over 3 million hit

At least 14 people have been killed and more than three million badly affected due to rainstorms and floods in east and south China regions in the past one week, officials said today.

Jun 21, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

Toll in China rainstorms rises to 37

At least 37 people were killed and six others were missing after rainstorms hit China, officials said Monday.

May 26, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

14 killed in Mexico rainstorms

At least 14 people were killed and thousands evacuated in Mexico as torrential rains brought by hurricane Ingrid and tropical storm Manuel lashed the country.

Sep 15, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

19 killed in rainstorms and floods in China

At least 19 people have been killed in rainstorms and ensuing floods in China`s northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.

Aug 23, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

One killed, another missing as heavy rains pound China

One person was killed and another went missing as rainstorms swept an eastern Chinese province, while heavy rains flooded the southwest, disrupting road traffic and forcing large-scale evacuation.

Jul 19, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

39 killed, 13 missing in China`s rainstorms

At least 39 people were killed and 13 others missing after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides in China, the government said on Monday.

Jul 01, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

China: 9 killed, millions affected in heavy rains

At least nine persons were killed and one went missing in south China`s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region after rainstorms battered the region.

Jun 27, 2012, 09:58 AM IST

More than 40,000 affected by rainstorms in China

A total of 14 counties and townships in western Hubei Province have been hit by downpours.

Aug 23, 2011, 13:07 PM IST

China floods: 118 killed, 47 missing since July 01

Rains and floods have disrupted lives of 9.24 million people, reports Xinhua.

Jul 15, 2010, 15:27 PM IST

Rainstorms claim 115 lives in China

Strong rainstorms in China have triggered floods and mud-rock flows.

May 25, 2010, 12:57 PM IST

China rainstorms kill 86, relocate thousands

Rainstorms in south China since early May have caused direct economic losses of almost CNY 5.9 billion.

May 14, 2010, 11:16 AM IST

Global warming may lead to heavier rainstorms

A new study by researchers at MIT and Caltech has predicted that global warming may lead to heavier rainstorms in the future. Average annual precipitation will increase in both the deep tropics and in temperate zones.

Sep 28, 2009, 18:16 PM IST