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Violent storm hits eastern China; At least 11 dead, 102 injured 

At least 11 people died and 102 injured in a violent storm that hit eastern China on Friday. Those killed were blown into the Yangtze River or hit by falling trees and electricity poles, officials said. Another 11 people were in a fishing boat that capsized. Two were rescued, but nine others are still missing. […]

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Massive floods in China has affected 54.8 million people

The massive floods in China for the past two months has  inflicted a heavy toll on the country’s economy and infrastructure. Torrential rains caused massive  flooding across the Yangtze River, Yellow River, and Huai River and have affected 54.8 million people in 27 provincial-level regions according to China’s Ministry of Emergency Management. Despite the vast […]

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Satellite images capture China’s Yangtze river dams discharging floodwater

Images captured by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 satellite shows floodwater from reservoirs in the Yangtze river being discharged after excess rain since the onset of the monsoon beginning June 1, 2020. The flooding in the Yangtze River Basin has displaced millions. The flood waters  was being held, or “absorbed,” by 2,297 […]

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China evacuates thousands after landslide rocks block river flow threatening more flooding

China evacuated thousands of residents after a landslide blocked a river that created a barrier lake which threatened to submerge scores of villages, as vast parts of the country reeled under floods after receiving the heaviest rainfall in decades. The landslide occurred on Tuesday when 1.5 million cubic metres of earth fell into a tributary […]