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Chinese waterfall reaching its spectacular best

Influenced by the rainfall in the upper-middle reaches of the Yellow River and the discharge of water from the reservoir, the Hukou Waterfall in northern China’s Shanxi Province has entered its best v

Influenced by the rainfall in the upper-middle reaches of the Yellow River and the discharge of water from the reservoir, the Hukou Waterfall in northern China’s Shanxi Province has entered its best v

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Typhoon Dianmu heads for southern China

Dianmu, a slow-moving and not particularly strong storm, is expected to cause heavy rainfall over parts of Guangdong, Hainan and Jiangxi provinces.

Dianmu, a slow-moving and not particularly strong storm, is expected to cause heavy rainfall over parts of Guangdong, Hainan and Jiangxi provinces.

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Lucky escape from flash floods in China

China has again been battered by nationwide severe storms, turning streets into rivers. The occupants of one car in Yulin City which was swept away were lucky survive.

China has again been battered by nationwide severe storms, turning streets into rivers. The occupants of one car in Yulin City which was swept away were lucky survive.

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Heavy rain hits central and north China

Heavy rains hit Henan, Hebei and Shanxi provinces in central and north China from Monday morning, causing severe floods in many parts – even in the mountains – and bringing traffic to a complete…

Heavy rains hit Henan, Hebei and Shanxi provinces in central and north China from Monday morning, causing severe floods in many parts – even in the mountains – and bringing traffic to a complete…

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China: trucks driven into flood

A dozen trucks carrying heavy rocks were driven into a flood to help block a dyke in central China’s Hunan Province.

A dozen trucks carrying heavy rocks were driven into a flood to help block a dyke in central China’s Hunan Province.

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Heavy downpour hits northwest China

The longest and heaviest downpour for nearly 60 years has wreaked havoc in northwest China’s Sha’anxi Province

The longest and heaviest downpour for nearly 60 years has wreaked havoc in northwest China’s Sha’anxi Province

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Heavy downpours hit south China

Torrential downpours have been sweeping through provinces in east and south China since Sunday, inundating villages, flooding rivers and damaging

Torrential downpours have been sweeping through provinces in east and south China since Sunday, inundating villages, flooding rivers and damaging

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China floods claim more lives with many people reported missing

Floods in China are causing havoc in mountain districts in six provinces on the mainland’s central and southeastern regions. Scores of people have

Floods in China are causing havoc in mountain districts in six provinces on the mainland’s central and southeastern regions. Scores of people have

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China: Fuzhou flooded as heavy rain lashes Fujian Province

Heavy rain and hail have lashed Fuzhou, the capital of China’s Fujian Province, causing flooding and driving the temperature down by ten degrees

Heavy rain and hail have lashed Fuzhou, the capital of China’s Fujian Province, causing flooding and driving the temperature down by ten degrees

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Nine die in China floods

At least nine people were killed and 11 others are missing after heavy rains lashed southwest China. So far 3,120 people have had to be evacuated

At least nine people were killed and 11 others are missing after heavy rains lashed southwest China. So far 3,120 people have had to be evacuated

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State of emergency declared as Bosnia is hit with more flooding

Heavy rainfall has unleashed flooding in Bosnia, forcing authorities to declare a state of emergency. Rivers have burst their banks, flooding

Heavy rainfall has unleashed flooding in Bosnia, forcing authorities to declare a state of emergency. Rivers have burst their banks, flooding

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Ancient town in central China's Hunan province flooded

The famous ancient town of Fenghuang in central China’s Hunan Province has been flooded. The nearby Tuojiang River rose by almost one metre above

The famous ancient town of Fenghuang in central China’s Hunan Province has been flooded. The nearby Tuojiang River rose by almost one metre above

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Tales of lucky escapes amid Europe's storm and wind damage

The scene might have been mistaken for tornado damage in the American mid-west – but this was Brittany in north-west France. The front of a large

The scene might have been mistaken for tornado damage in the American mid-west – but this was Brittany in north-west France. The front of a large

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China: floods reach Hunan Province

Floods continue to wreak havoc in China. Thousands of soldiers were dispatched to Hunan province to help reinforce dykes. In Yongzhou City more

Floods continue to wreak havoc in China. Thousands of soldiers were dispatched to Hunan province to help reinforce dykes. In Yongzhou City more

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Floods kills dozens in opposite corners of China

Floods triggered by days of heavy rain in southern and northeastern China have killed at least 91 people and left over 110 injured. Over 840,000

Floods triggered by days of heavy rain in southern and northeastern China have killed at least 91 people and left over 110 injured. Over 840,000

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China floods close Russian border checkpoint

China’s north-eastern port city of Heihe has been hit by some of the worst floods in thirty years. The Daheihe island bordering Russia was

China’s north-eastern port city of Heihe has been hit by some of the worst floods in thirty years. The Daheihe island bordering Russia was

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Husbandry impeded by flooding in North China

In North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, animal husbandry has been widely hampered by serious flooding inundating several major pastures

In North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, animal husbandry has been widely hampered by serious flooding inundating several major pastures

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At least 12 confirmed dead in southwest China landslide

Twelve people have been confirmed dead and at least 11 others are still missing after a landslide in China’s southwest Sichuan Province. The

Twelve people have been confirmed dead and at least 11 others are still missing after a landslide in China’s southwest Sichuan Province. The

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China: flood rescue drama

Chinese state television has broadcast footage of the dramatic rescue of two maintenance workers trapped on a sandbar in the middle of a raging

Chinese state television has broadcast footage of the dramatic rescue of two maintenance workers trapped on a sandbar in the middle of a raging

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Hundreds stranded by floods in southern Chinese province

Severe flooding has left hundreds of people trapped in China’s southern province of Fujian. Roads in the area looked more like rivers after storms

Severe flooding has left hundreds of people trapped in China’s southern province of Fujian. Roads in the area looked more like rivers after storms

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China: landslides trap thousands

More than 8,000 tourists have been escorted to safety after being trapped for three days by landslides after heavy rain in southwestern China’s

More than 8,000 tourists have been escorted to safety after being trapped for three days by landslides after heavy rain in southwestern China’s

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Typhoon Haikui kills five in eastern China

Typhoon Haikui has brought torrential rain and gale force winds to Shanghai. Some roads in the city now look more like rivers. Buildings have been

Typhoon Haikui has brought torrential rain and gale force winds to Shanghai. Some roads in the city now look more like rivers. Buildings have been

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Typhoon-stranded residents rescued in China

Emergency teams used helicopters to rescue 25 people in China’s flooded northeastern Liaoning Province on Sunday, as the death tool from a typhoon

Emergency teams used helicopters to rescue 25 people in China’s flooded northeastern Liaoning Province on Sunday, as the death tool from a typhoon

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Xiaolangdi Reservoir withstands Yellow River flood

The Xiaolangdi Reservoir in central China’s Henan Provinceincreased its floodwater discharging volume to 3,500 cubic metres per second to cope with a

The Xiaolangdi Reservoir in central China’s Henan Provinceincreased its floodwater discharging volume to 3,500 cubic metres per second to cope with a

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Chinese flood rescues

Over a three days period, rescuers saved 157 people and evacuated 88 others in Baoding City in China’s northern Hubei Province, as continuous heavy

Over a three days period, rescuers saved 157 people and evacuated 88 others in Baoding City in China’s northern Hubei Province, as continuous heavy

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China floods kill nearly 100

Major rescue operations continue across China after what has been described as the worst rains in six decades. Nearly 100 people were killed

Major rescue operations continue across China after what has been described as the worst rains in six decades. Nearly 100 people were killed