4,000 passengers affected after floodwaters cut off railway in northwest China's Xinjiang
09-20 18:32
The affected passengers will have the cost of their train ticket refunded.
China upgrades warning level for strong Typhoon Fanapi
09-20 07:42
China's meteorological authority raised the level of alert for Typhoon Fanapi to the second highest on Sunday as it nears the country's south coast.
Typhoon Meranti makes landfall at SE China's Fujian Province; 145,300 evacuated
09-10 04:38
Meranti, the 10th typhoon to hit China this year, made landfall on Shishi City in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian at 3:30 a.m. Friday
China's top political advisor calls for efforts to build "ecological screens"
09-03 21:26
China's top political advisor, Jia Qinglin, Friday called for more efforts to build "ecological screens," to contribute to the nation's endeavor to combat floods and landslides.
Tropical storm Lionrock brings heavy rainfall to SE China regions
09-03 16:05
Tropical storm Lionrock continued to bring widespread rain Friday to southeast China, as its was downgraded to a tropical low pressure front in Guangdong Province after a fierce landing in Fujian Province on Thursday.
Four dead, 44 missing in SW China landslide
09-02 13:44
As of 10 a.m., rescuers had saved 23 people from the rubble of homes in Wama Village of Longyang District, the city government of Baoshan said in a press release.
NW China mudslides: death toll rises to 1,471; 294 still missing
09-02 13:45
The death toll from the massive mudslide in Zhouqu County, in northwest China's Gansu Province, has risen to 1,471 as of Wednesday after four more bodies were retrieved, with 294 others still missing.
Floods, landslides leave 3,185 dead in China this year: MCA
08-31 21:42
Floods and landslides have left 3,185 people dead and more than 1,060 missing in China this year, China's Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) said Tuesday. Heavy rains have hit many Chinese provinces, including Gansu, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Jilin, Jiangxi and Hubei, this year.
School students in flooded south China begin new semester on time after clean up
08-31 19:04
After cleaning up the mess left by the flooding of their schools this summer, students in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region began the new school semester Tuesday.