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4th LD: China issues red alert for Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:19:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China 's National Meteorological Center issued a top-level red alert for Typhoon Lekima on Friday morning, as it is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of eastern Zhejiang Province Saturday. At 8 a.m., the center of Typhoon Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year,....

China upgrades emergency response for Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:13:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China has upgraded the emergency response to the upcoming Typhoon Lekima due to its strong intensity and potential impact. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters Friday afternoon lifted the response preparation from level III to level II, the second....

China On Red Alert As Typhoon Nears

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 13:47:00 +0200leadership (en)

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China ’s Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0200nna-en (en)

NNA - Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:37:00 +0200ca-news (en)

AKIPRESS.COM - Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast, reports. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China alert over approaching Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:16:00 +0200thestarkenya (en)

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 09:43:00 +0200waltainfo (en)

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 08:40:00 +0200nation-ke (en)

A flag warning about rough seas is pictured next to a beach in Suao, Yilan county, as Typhoon Lekima approaches off the shores of eastern Taiwan on August 8, 2019. PHOTO | SAM YEH | AFP In Summary. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to....

China: China launches emergency response to Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 08:15:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Editor: mingmei. BEIJING/HANGZHOU — China 's disaster relief authority launched a level III emergency response, as Typhoon Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of East China's Zhejiang province on Aug 10, the Ministry of Emergency Management said on Aug 8.

2nd LD: China issues red alert for Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:58:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China 's National Meteorological Center issued a red alert for Typhoon Lekima Friday morning, as it is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of eastern China's Zhejiang Province Saturday. At 8 a.m., the center of Typhoon Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, was....

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Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:42:00 +0200wn (en)

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China emite alerta roja ante la llegada del poderoso tifón 'Lekima'

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:25:00 +0200diarioCordoba (es)

El Centro Meteorológico Nacional de China ha emitido este viernes una alerta roja ante la llegada del tifón 'Lekima' que se ha acercado a la provincia de Zhejiang, en la costa este del país. La oficina meteorológica ha señalado que se espera que el tifón, el más fuerte desde 2014, golpee el....

China issues red alert as typhoon nears

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:19:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Image copyright EPA Image caption Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, has been hit by heavy rain. Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China emite alerta roja ante la llegada del poderoso tifón 'Lekima'

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:05:00 +0200elperiodicoextremadura (es)

El Centro Meteorológico Nacional de China ha emitido este viernes una alerta roja ante la llegada del tifón 'Lekima' que se ha acercado a la provincia de Zhejiang, en la costa este del país. La oficina meteorológica ha señalado que se espera que el tifón, el más fuerte desde 2014, golpee el....

China emite alerta roja ante la llegada del poderoso tifón 'Lekima'

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 06:49:00 +0200elperiodicomediterraneo (es)

El Centro Meteorológico Nacional de China ha emitido este viernes una alerta roja ante la llegada del tifón 'Lekima' que se ha acercado a la provincia de Zhejiang, en la costa este del país. La oficina meteorológica ha señalado que se espera que el tifón, el más fuerte desde 2014, golpee el....

China emite alerta roja ante la llegada del poderoso tifón 'Lekima'

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:49:00 +0200elperiodico (es)

El Centro Meteorológico Nacional de China ha emitido este viernes una alerta roja ante la llegada del tifón 'Lekima' que se ha acercado a la provincia de Zhejiang, en la costa este del país. La oficina meteorológica ha señalado que se espera que el tifón, el más fuerte desde 2014, golpee el....

China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:44:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright EPA Image caption Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, has been hit by heavy rain. Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China 's Zhejiang province on Saturday.

China launches emergency response to Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 05:15:00 +0200chinabroadcast (en)

. China 's disaster relief authority launched a level III emergency response, as Typhoon Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of east China's Zhejiang Province Saturday, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Thursday. Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2019, shows the sky above Shanghai ahead of the landing of Typhoon Lekima.

China launches emergency response to Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 03:57:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

BEIJING/HANGZHOU, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- China 's disaster relief authority launched a level III emergency response, as Typhoon Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of east China's Zhejiang Province Saturday, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Thursday.

Year's strongest typhoon forecast to blast east coast with rain, wind

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 03:14:00 +0200ecns (en)

Orange alert issued as powerful Lekima churns its way toward Zhejiang Province. A strong typhoon is forecast to either hit the coastal areas of East China 's Zhejiang province or move northward along the coast on Saturday, according to China National Meteorological Center.

China braces for Typhoon Lekima

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 02:06:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

Provinces on the east coast of China have been busy getting prepared as Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, is moving northweastward toward the mainland. Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of Zhejiang Province at a speed of over 15 km per hour on Saturday, according to the....

Six die in Central Highlands flooding

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:14:00 +0200vietnambreakingnews (en)

Hoang Minh Tu, 50, slipped and was swept away as he was clearing a sewer in Bao Loc Town of Lam Dong Province. Hoang Trung Tung, 65, was swept away by a flash flood as he was walking home along a stream in Dak Lak Province. The two died on Thursday. Ro Cham Khai, 7, was swept away into a sewer to....

China braces for Typhoon Lekima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:58:00 +0200chinabroadcast (en)

Provinces on the east coast of China have been busy getting prepared as Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, is moving northweastwards toward the mainland. Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of Zhejiang Province at a speed of over 15 km per hour on Saturday, according to the....

China braces for Typhoon Lekima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:35:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Provinces on the east coast of China have been busy getting prepared as Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, is moving northweastwards toward the mainland. Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of Zhejiang Province at a speed of over 15 km per hour on....

Opinion: Mekong Region Needs to Overcome Drought Together

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:31:00 +0200khaosodenglish (en)

Key points: Thailand and other countries in the Mekong Region have been suffering more and more severe droughts for the past five decades. Not only do they need a long-term plan to cope with the ongoing crisis, but also require regional cooperation as well. By Dr. Liu Hui , China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research.

China launches emergency response to Typhoon Lekima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:04:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- China 's disaster relief authority launched a level III emergency response, as Typhoon Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of east China's Zhejiang Province Saturday, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Thursday.

NOAA Taiwan, Japan brace for super typhoon 26 Mins Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Thursday.

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:03:00 +0200news4jax (en)

TOKYO - Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Thursday. Currently barreling northwest across the Pacific, Lekima intensified Wednesday night with winds at 205 kilometers per hour (about 127....

China on alert as typhoon Lekima nears

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 08:22:00 +0200ecns (en)

China on Thursday issued a yellow alert as Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of east China's Zhejiang Province Saturday, bringing large-scale rainfall. Lekima strengthened into a super typhoon on Wednesday night and is expected to be downgraded....

China on alert as typhoon Lekima nears

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 08:16:00 +0200chinabroadcast (en)

China on Thursday issued a yellow alert as Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of east China's Zhejiang Province Saturday, bringing large-scale rainfall. Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2019, shows the sky above Shanghai ahead of the landing of Typhoon Lekima.

China on alert as typhoon Lekima nears

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:52:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- China on Thursday issued a yellow alert as Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of east China's Zhejiang Province Saturday, bringing large-scale rainfall. Lekima strengthened into a super typhoon on Wednesday night and....

China on alert as typhoon Lekima nears

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:13:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- China on Thursday issued a yellow alert as Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of east China's Zhejiang Province Saturday, bringing large-scale rainfall. Lekima strengthened into a super typhoon on Wednesday night and....

China braces for Typhoon Lekima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 05:36:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

Provinces on the east China coast have been busy getting prepared as Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, is moving northwestwards toward the land. Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of Zhejiang Province from Friday night to Saturday morning, according to a source of the Ministry of Emergency Management Wednesday.

China braces for Typhoon Lekima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 05:34:00 +0200ecns (en)

Provinces on the east China coast have been busy getting prepared as Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, is moving northwestwards toward the land. Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of Zhejiang Province from Friday night to Saturday morning, according to a source of the Ministry of Emergency Management Wednesday.

China braces for Typhoon Lekima

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 02:19:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Provinces on the east China coast have been busy getting prepared as Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, is moving northwestwards toward the land. Lekima is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of Zhejiang Province from Friday night to Saturday morning, according to a source of the Ministry of Emergency Management Wednesday.

Public domain via Wikimedia Commons Climate-driven fires, floods hit Russia 21 Mins Landing in Yakutsk, six time zones east of Moscow, the first thing you see and smell is thick, acrid smoke.

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 11:45:00 +0200news4jax (en)

MOSCOW - Landing in Yakutsk, six time zones east of Moscow, the first thing you see and smell is thick, acrid smoke. This is one of the coldest inhabited places on Earth, and just one of the dozens of Russian cities choked by the wildfires that have been ravaging the Arctic this season at unprecedented levels.

36 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the years

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 00:14:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

Jason Weingart/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images. Source: Smithsonian Magazine One example of this is rising sea levels. Climate change is linked to glaciers melting, which results an increase in sea levels. While rising sea levels are not a natural disaster on their own, they can lead to natural disasters, such as flooding.

Chinese State Councilor stresses flood control efforts

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 17:18:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

HARBIN, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong has called for all-out efforts to prepare for flood control and disaster relief so as to minimize potential losses. Wang, also head of the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters, made the remarks during his inspection tour....

Chinese State Councilor stresses flood control efforts

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 17:14:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HARBIN, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong has called for all-out efforts to prepare for flood control and disaster relief so as to minimize potential losses. Wang, also head of the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters, made the remarks during his inspection tour....

Viet Nam: Drought, water shortages pose a big threat

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 08:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Professor Trần Thục, chairman of the Vietnam Association of Meteorology and Hydrology, told the Voice of Việt Nam (VOV) online newspaper that Vietnamese central provinces are likely to suffer from severe drought and salt intrusion in the 2019-20 dry season.

Drought, water shortages pose a big threat

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 06:29:00 +0200vietnamnews (en)

Professor Trần Thục, chairman of the Vietnam Association of Meteorology and Hydrology, told the Voice of Việt Nam (VOV) online newspaper that Vietnamese central provinces are likely to suffer from severe drought and salt intrusion in the 2019-20 dry season.

China landslide death toll rises to 20

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 08:05:00 +0200terradaily (en)

The death toll in a landslide that buried a village in southwest China rose to 20 on Friday, with 25 people still missing three days after the disaster, state media said. Rescuers found the bodies of two children, a mother with her baby, and another woman on Thursday in Shuicheng county, Guizhou....

MIL-OSI China: Chinese satellites help record global disasters

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 04:39:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

China has deployed its satellites to monitor more than 30 major natural disasters around the world since the start of last year, offering help to affected nations and regions, according to a key figure in the project. Guo Chaohui, a senior engineer at the China Center for Resources Satellite Data....

Chinese satellites help record global disasters

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 03:49:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

China has deployed its satellites to monitor more than 30 major natural disasters around the world since the start of last year, offering help to affected nations and regions, according to a key figure in the project. Guo Chaohui, a senior engineer at the China Center for Resources Satellite Data....

Chinese satellites help record global disasters

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 03:12:00 +0200ecns (en)

Clear pictures of 24 catastrophic events shared with other countries and regions. China has deployed its satellites to monitor more than 30 major natural disasters around the world since the start of last year, offering help to affected nations and regions, according to a key figure in the project.

Chinese satellites help record global disasters Jul 29. 2019

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 02:31:00 +0200nationmultimedia (en)

China has deployed its satellites to monitor more than 30 major natural disasters around the world since the start of last year, offering help to affected nations and regions, according to a key figure in the project. Guo Chaohui, a senior engineer at the China Center for Resources Satellite Data....

China’s satellites help ease flood woes in India

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 14:18:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

China and India are moving to share satellite data involving natural disaster relief, at a time when the South Asian nation is under pressure to find long-term solutions to its frequent flood woes. More than 150 people died and millions more suffered after flooding and landslides ravaged several parts of India.

China Pledges $10m in Aid for Calamity-Hit Afghans

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 05:50:00 +0200outlookafghanistan (en)

KABUL - China will provide $10 million in assistance to Afghanistan for helping those affected by natural disasters under an agreement signed on Thursday. Najib Aqa Fahim, state minister for natural disasters management while signing the agreement, said the assistance would included 11,000 tents,....

China first to share satellite data with India on floods in Assam

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 02:43:00 +0200expressindia (en)

So far, Korean, Canadian, European and Russian satellites have scanned the area and provided data to ISRO on flood-affected areas in Dhubri, Morigaon, Barpeta, Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts of Assam. (Photo: PTI) INDIA received satellite data on its flood-hit regions from eight nations and China ....

China, Russia, France share satellite data on Assam floods

Fri, 26 Jul 2019 20:18:00 +0200thehindu (en)

With Assam inundated by floods, several countries including China , Russia and France collaborated with India on sharing satellite images of the scale of inundation. As signatories to the The International Charter Space and Major Disasters, any of the 32 member countries can send a ‘request’ to activate the Charter.

China's satellites help ease flood woes in India

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:30:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

China and India are moving to share satellite data involving natural disaster relief, at a time when the South Asian nation is under pressure to find long-term solutions to its frequent flood woes. More than 150 people died and millions more suffered after flooding and landslides ravaged several parts of India.

Death toll from SW China landslide jumps to 13; dozens missing

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 13:36:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Thirteen people have died and 35 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's southwestern Guizhou province, state broadcaster CCTV said Wednesday. Rescuers have also freed 11 survivors since a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county on Tuesday night, the....

How will income from disaster payments be taxed?

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 11:07:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

It’s been a tough year for many farmers. Trade disputes, natural disasters, low commodity prices — the news has been grim. To mitigate the effects of poor market conditions, the federal government has authorized several aid packages for 2019. MFP program.

Climate change explained

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 10:12:00 +0200gov-uk (en)

Climate change now. There is clear evidence to show that climate change is happening. Measurements show that the average temperature at the Earth’s surface has risen by about 1°C since the pre-industrial period. 17 of the 18 warmest years on record have occurred in the 21st century and each of the....

Death toll from China landslide jumps to 13; dozens missing

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 04:39:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

Beijing: Thirteen people have died and 35 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China ’s southwestern Guizhou province, state broadcaster CCTV said on Wednesday. Rescuers have also freed 11 survivors since a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county on Tuesday night,....

Dozen killed in China landslide

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 04:25:00 +0200saudigazette (en)

An excavator and rescuers work at the site of a landslide in Liupanshui in China 's southwestern Guizhou province on Wednesday. — AFP BEIJING — Thirteen people have died and 35 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China's southwestern Guizhou province, state broadcaster CCTV said on Wednesday.

13 dead, 35 missing in China landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 18:23:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

13 people have died and 35 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's south-western Guizhou province, the government said Wednesday. Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the Ministry of Emergency....

Water, Vol. 11, Pages 1534: Flood Risk Analysis of Different Climatic Phenomena during Flood Season Based on Copula-based Bayesian Network Method: A Case Study of Taihu Basin, China

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 16:51:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Abstract We propose a flood risk management model for the Taihu Basin, China , that considers the spatial and temporal differences of flood risk caused by the different climatic phenomena. In terms of time, the probability distribution of climatic phenomenon occurrence time was used to divide the flood season into plum rain and the typhoon periods.

Heavy rains trigger landslide in China's southwestern Guizhou province; 13 dead, over 35 missing, reports local media

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 16:32:00 +0200firstpost (en)

Beijing China : Thirteen people have died and 35 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China's southwestern Guizhou province, state broadcaster CCTV said Wednesday. Rescuers have also freed 11 survivors since a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county on Tuesday....

11 Killed, 42 Missing In China Landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 14:57:00 +0200ndtvnews (en)

Beijing: Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's southwestern Guizhou province, the government said Wednesday. Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the Ministry of....

13 dead, dozens missing in Guizhou landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 14:55:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

BEIJING: Thirteen people have died and 35 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's southwestern Guizhou province, the government said Wednesday (Jul 24). Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the....

Death toll from SW China landslide jumps to 13; dozens missing

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 14:24:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

Thirteen people have died and 35 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's southwestern Guizhou province, state broadcaster CCTV said Wednesday. Rescuers have also freed 11 survivors since a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county on Tuesday night, the....

11 dead, 42 missing in SW China landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:57:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

An excavator and rescuers work at the site of a landslide in Liupanshui in China 's southwestern Guizhou province on July 24, 2019. Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in southwest China's Guizhou province, the government said on July 24. — AFP.

11 Dead, 42 Missing in SW China Landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:53:00 +0200naharnet-en (en)

Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's southwestern Guizhou province, the government said Wednesday. Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the Ministry of Emergency....

11 dead, 42 missing in Guizhou landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:25:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

BEIJING: Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's southwestern Guizhou province, the government said Wednesday (Jul 24). Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the....

11 dead, 42 missing in SW China landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:09:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China 's southwestern Guizhou province, the government said Wednesday. Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the Ministry of Emergency....

11 dead, 42 missing in SW China landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:07:00 +0200tribune (en)

BEIJING: 11 people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China ’s southwestern Guizhou province, the government said on Wednesday. Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the Ministry of....

11 dead, 42 missing in Southwest China landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:03:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

Rescuers gather at the site of a landslide in Liupanshui in China ’s southwestern Guizhou province on July 24, 2019. – Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in southwest China’s Guizhou province, the government said on July 24.

11 dead, 42 missing in China landslide

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 12:53:00 +0200punchng (en)

Eleven people have died and 42 are missing after heavy rains triggered a landslide in China ’s southwestern Guizhou province, the government said Wednesday. Rescuers have freed 11 survivors after a mudslide buried 21 houses in a village in Shuicheng county Tuesday night, the Ministry of Emergency....

Sea level rise requires extra management to maintain salt marshes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:40:00 +0200phys (en)

Salt marshes are important habitats for fish and birds and protect coasts under sea level rise against stronger wave attacks. However, salt marshes themselves are much more vulnerable to these global change threats than previously thought. Stronger waves due to sea level rise can not only reduce the....

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:42:00 +0200TheFrontierPost-en (en)

F.P. Report. PESHAWAR: Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country.

Small dams, a harbinger of resolving Pakistan’s water woes

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 05:13:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Peshawar. Known as the home of longest River Indus (3180km) in Asia, Pakistan is a unique country with plenty of small and big rivers — gifted with natural sites for construction of more dams to address the longstanding water woes of the country. The country has more than 24 big and small rivers....

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:08:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

China: China rescues over 14,165 people in flood season: ministry

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 04:59:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Editor: mingmei. BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Firefighters across the country have rescued 14,165 people and evacuated 44,631 people stranded in floods by 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) Thursday. The country has dispatched a total of 28,190 firefighters and....

MIL-OSI China: Premier Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 06:47:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. Li’s remarks came as he inspected the Ministry of Emergency Management, where he presided over a meeting on work related to flood control and drought relief on Friday.

Premier Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:43:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. A local resident in Taojiang, Hunan province is trapped in floods on July 18, 2019. He was later saved by the local rescue team.

Chinese premier underlines flood control, disaster relief

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:40:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (C) presides over a flood control and drought relief work conference during an inspection at the Ministry of Emergency Management in Beijing, capital of China , July 19, 2019. At the meeting, Li made arrangements for the current and next phase of flood control and disaster relief work.

Li urges all-out efforts in floods, drought

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0200ecns (en)

Premier visits Ministry of Emergency Management as areas see heavy rains. Premier Li Keqiang has called for zero complacency in flood control and drought relief efforts as China braces for the peak of the flood season, which lasts until mid-August. Li's remarks came as he inspected the Ministry of....

1st LD-Writethru: Chinese premier underlines flood control, disaster relief

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:23:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

BEIJING, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for solid efforts in flood control and rescue and relief work to ensure the safety of people's lives and property. Li made the remarks while presiding over a flood control and drought relief work conference during an inspection at the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM).

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200firstpost (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh. Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

Firefighters to the rescue as river waters swell amid rains

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 03:00:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

Firefighters across the country had rescued 14,165 people and evacuated 44,630 people stranded in floods by 3pm on Wednesday, the Ministry of Emergency Management said yesterday. The country has dispatched a total of 28,190 firefighters and 5,822 units of firefighting trucks and boats in 2,725....

China rescues over 14,165 people in flood season: ministry

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:08:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Firefighters across the country have rescued 14,165 people and evacuated 44,631 people stranded in floods by 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) Thursday. The country has dispatched a total of 28,190 firefighters and 5,822 units of....

Inundaciones en el Sur de Asia dejan millones de afectados

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:50:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

. 0; Traducido por Mónica Gálvez - Fuente The Guardian - Foto por Manish Paudel / AP Más de 100 personas han muerto y millones más han sido afectadas por devastadoras inundaciones y deslizamientos de tierra en partes del sur de Asia. Las fuertes lluvias monzónicas durante la semana pasada han....

Sea Level Rise Requires Extra Management To Maintain Salt Marshes

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:57:00 +0200eurasiareview (en)

However, salt marshes themselves are much more vulnerable to these global change threats than previously thought. Stronger waves due to sea level rise can not only reduce the marsh extent by erosion of the marsh edge, but these waves hamper plant (re-)establishment on neighboring tidal flats, thus....

Taiwan issues warnings for year's first typhoon as thousands evacuated

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:17:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

TAIPEI (REUTERS, DPA) - Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday (July 17) as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines cancelled domestic flights and authorities issued warnings about floods from heavy rains as well as high seas.

La tormenta tropical Danas traerá riesgo de inundación a Filipinas, Taiwán; China, Corea del Sur y Japón permanecen en alerta

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 18:49:00 +0200sonora (es)

Se advierte a los residentes del norte de Filipinas a Taiwán que un nuevo sistema tropical amenazará a la región en los próximos días. Una depresión tropical se formó en el mar de Filipinas el lunes por la mañana, hora local, y se fortaleció rápidamente en la tormenta tropical Danas al este de Luzón.

Sea level rise requires extra management to maintain salt marshes

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:09:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

Sea level rise limits recovery of eroded marshes. Marsh loss often takes place when waves erode the seaward marsh edge. Sea level rise is expected to increase such erosion by allowing stronger waves on neighboring tidal flats due to raised water depth.

Sea level rise requires extra management to maintain salt marshes

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:45:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

Salt marshes are important habitats for fish and birds and protect coasts under sea level rise against stronger wave attacks. However, salt marshes themselves are much more vulnerable to these global change threats than previously thought. Stronger waves due to sea level rise can not only reduce the....

Sea level rise requires extra management to maintain salt marshes

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:13:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Salt marshes are important habitats for fish and birds and protect coasts under sea level rise against stronger wave attacks. However, salt marshes themselves are much more vulnerable to these global change threats than previously thought. Stronger waves due to sea level rise can not only reduce the....

July 16, 2019 Damming The Floods

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:12:00 +0200nation (en)

Monsoon season has already started in Pakistan. And with that comes temporary respite in the lives of people from the scorching heat in July and August. However, with this season, some calamities come as well floods that test the capacity and preparedness of the state against natural disasters.

Damming The Floods

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:10:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Monsoon season has already started in Pakistan. And with that comes temporary respite in the lives of people from the scorching heat in July and August. However, with this season, some calamities come as well floods that test the capacity and preparedness of the state against natural disasters.

Pence and Trump Deny Climate Crisis as Deadly Rains Slam Louisiana and Asia

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:55:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

AMY GOODMAN This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman. As Tropical Storm Barry made landfall in Louisiana, with millions of people under flash flood alert, an even more dire climate catastrophe was playing out across South Asia, where ongoing heavy rain and flooding have killed around a hundred people....

Oil prices retreat after last week’s gains as Gulf storm threat passes

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:22:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

Oil futures turned lower Monday, poised to give back a portion of last week’s sizable gains, as traders assessed the overall impact of storm-related production shutdowns in the Gulf of Mexico. “Near-term, the trend is still higher, but the combination of formidable technical resistance in the mid....

Ebola case confirmed in Congolese city of Goma

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:32:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

in a centre in Goma arriving there by a bus from Butembo on Sunday, Al Jazeera reported. The man was tested "and the results of the laboratory test confirmed that he was positive for Ebola ," the ministry said in a statement. It added that his trip began on Friday after "the first symptoms appeared on July 9 (Tuesday)".

Oil prices edge down

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:15:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the world's largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino-US trade war bites. Brent crude futures for September fell 6 cents to $66.66 a barrel by 0022 GMT. U.S. crude for August was down 5 cents at $60.

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak China data

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:26:00 +0200reuters-uk (en)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the world’s largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino-U.S. trade war bites. Brent crude futures LCOc1 for September fell 6 cents to $66.66 a barrel by 0022 GMT.

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak China data

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:22:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

By Florence Tan. SINGAPORE (Reuters) Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the world’s largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino-U.S. trade war bites. Brent crude futures <LCOc1> for September fell 6 cents to $66.

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak Chinese economic data

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 03:39:00 +0200cnbc (en)

Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the world's largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino- for September fell six cents to $66.66 a barrel by 0022 GMT. U.S. crude for August was down five cents at $60.

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak China data

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 03:11:00 +02004-traders (en)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the world's largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino-U.S. trade war bites. Brent crude futures for September fell 6 cents to $66.66 a barrel by 0022 GMT.

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak China data

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 03:10:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the world’s largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino-U.S. trade war bites. Brent crude futures LCOc1 for September fell 6 cents to $66.66 a barrel by 0022 GMT.

Full Article: Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak China data

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 03:05:00 +0200wsau (en)

By Florence Tan. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the world's largest crude oil importer, will post its slowest pace of economic growth in at least 27 years as the Sino-U.S. trade war bites. Brent crude futures for September fell 6 cents to $66.

Oil prices edge down ahead of expected weak China data

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 03:04:00 +0200oann (en)

A horizontal drilling rig on a lease owned by Parsley Energy operates at sunrise in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas U.S. August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford. July 15, 2019. By Florence Tan. SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices edged down on Monday, dragged down by expectations that China , the....

Thousands flee as storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:01:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

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IJGI, Vol. 8, Pages 297: A GIS-Based Support Vector Machine Model for Flash Flood Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping in China

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:18:00 +0200mdpi (en)

Abstract Flash floods are one of the natural disasters that threaten the lives of many people all over the world every year. Flash floods are significantly affected by the intensification of extreme climate events and interactions with exposed and vulnerable socio-economic systems impede regional development processes.

La tormenta tropical Barry podría convertirse en huracán

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 05:09:00 +0200cnnMexico (es)

(CNN) — El sistema de clima peligroso que se dirigió hacia Louisiana se intensificó el jueves para convertirse en tormenta tropical Barry, dijo el Centro Nacional de Huracanes. A las 11 am, hora del este, Barry lanzaba vientos sostenidos de 64 kilómetros por hora y se movía a 8 kilómetros por hora.

Floods put 10 Chinese provinces, regions on alert

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:12:00 +0200ecns (en)

A main road leading to Hengdong county, Hunan province, was submerged by floodwaters on Thursday. The levee of a nearby river had two bursts of about 50 and 30 meters on Wednesday, leaving several villages soaked. (YANG HUAFENG/FOR CHINA DAILY) As floods hit the reaches of several key rivers in....

Rainy weather to end next week and then move north

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:01:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Heavy rain that has battered South China for about a month will last till Tuesday and then move to North China. The National Meteorological Center said on Thursday that for the next five days, there will be two more rounds of heavy rain in South China, especially in Hubei, Hunan, Anhui, Jiangxi and....

La tormenta tropical Barry se desarrolla en el Golfo y amenaza con más inundaciones épicas en Louisiana

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 03:40:00 +0200cnnespanol (es)

(CNN) — El sistema de clima peligroso que se dirigió hacia Louisiana se intensificó el jueves para convertirse en tormenta tropical Barry, dijo el Centro Nacional de Huracanes. A las 11 am, hora del este, Barry lanzaba vientos sostenidos de 64 kilómetros por hora y se movía a 8 kilómetros por hora.

Floods put 10 provinces, regions on alert

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 03:31:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

BEIJING, July 11 (Xinhua) -- As floods hit the reaches of several key rivers in China , the Ministry of Water Resources Thursday issued a yellow alert for floods in 10 provincial-level regions, including Jiangxi, Hunan and Guangxi. Floods have hit the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River,....

La tormenta tropical Barry se desarrolla en el Golfo y amenaza con más inundaciones épicas en Luisiana

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:44:00 +0200cnnespanol (es)

(CNN) — El sistema de clima peligroso que se dirigió hacia Luisiana se intensificó el jueves para convertirse en tormenta tropical Barry, dijo el Centro Nacional de Huracanes. A las 11 am, hora del este, Barry lanzaba vientos sostenidos de 64 kilómetros por hora y se movía a 8 kilómetros por hora.

Inundaciones: entre la riqueza y el desastre

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:49:00 +0200elespectador (es)

La furia de una sorpresiva y amenazante avalancha, resultado del desbordamiento de los ríos Mocoa, Mulato y Sangoyaco a causa de las torrenciales lluvias del 1º de abril de 2017, acabó con la vida de más de 320 personas en Mocoa , la capital de Putumayo. Miles más fueron damnificadas y quedaron a la intemperie.

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