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Heavy rains in China claim 128 lives - The Straits Times;

Heavy rains in China claim 128 lives - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesHeavy rains in China claim 128 livesThe Straits TimesBEIJING • Heavy rains have left 128 people dead and 42 others missing in 11 Chinese provinces over the last six days, with more damage feared from a typhoon that is expected to hit the country's south- eastern coast this week. Continuous rainfall since ...and more »

China facing worst floods since 1998 - The Straits Times;

China facing worst floods since 1998 - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesChina facing worst floods since 1998The Straits TimesAs the flood waters inundated his home town of Wuhu in central Anhui province, fish farmer Chen Haoming saw his livelihood washed away in front of his eyes. The 100,000 yuan (S$20,000) he had invested in his two ponds of fish is all gone, swept away in ...and more »

A soldier 'fished' from the water with nets, a baby born under torch light and even 100 ALLIGATORS on the loose ... - Daily Mail;

A soldier 'fished' from the water with nets, a baby born under torch light and even 100 ALLIGATORS on the loose ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailA soldier 'fished' from the water with nets, a baby born under torch light and even 100 ALLIGATORS on the loose ...Daily MailChina has been dealing with the after effects of heavy rain and flooding in the last few days with chaotic scenes seen around the country. Around 32 million people have been affected by the storms, with 186 people confirmed dead, and there's been ...and more »

92 alligators escape from Anhui farm. Officials tell locals not to worry as 'most' have been caught - Shanghaiist

92 alligators escape from Anhui farm. Officials tell locals not to worry as 'most' have been caughtShanghaiistSevere flooding has devastated parts of China over the past few weeks -- in particular, the province of Anhui. Yet, it isn't only rising water levels that one needs to worry about. Something also seems to lurking in the overflowing murky waters of ...and more »

Viral videos show dramatic life-and-death rescues in flood-hit central China - South China Morning Post;

Viral videos show dramatic life-and-death rescues in flood-hit central China - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostViral videos show dramatic life-and-death rescues in flood-hit central ChinaSouth China Morning PostTwo videos have gone viral on the Chinese internet showing the dramatic rescue of people caught up in deadly floods that have battered the country's central region over the past week. Rescuers pull the stranded fisherman to safety on the river bank in ...and more »

Respite for China's Wuhan as storm hammers Nanjing - South China Morning Post;

Respite for China's Wuhan as storm hammers Nanjing - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostRespite for China's Wuhan as storm hammers NanjingSouth China Morning PostLife in central China's flood-hit city Wuhan, in Hubei province, started returning to normal as floodwaters began receding across most of the city, after the torrential rains of the past week stopped on Wednesday evening . But Nanjing, which lies ...and more »

China's devastating floods can be traced back to corruption and overbuilding - Quartz

China's devastating floods can be traced back to corruption and overbuildingQuartzChina is reeling under the country's most devastating floods in over a decade. Weeklong flooding has killed more than 180 people, affected 32 million people across 26 provinces on the mainland, and led to losses of 50 billion yuan (about $7 billion), ...and more »

Nearly 100 alligators loose after escaping farm in Anhui floodwaters - South China Morning Post;

Nearly 100 alligators loose after escaping farm in Anhui floodwaters - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostNearly 100 alligators loose after escaping farm in Anhui floodwatersSouth China Morning PostAn elderly farmer in the town of Huaqiao said he opened his door on Wednesday morning and saw an alligator lying on his doorstep. Other villagers reported they had encountered the predators regularly in recent days, sometimes mistaking the animals for ...and more »

Heavy flooding in China leaves 181 dead or missing - TODAYonline;

Heavy flooding in China leaves 181 dead or missing - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineHeavy flooding in China leaves 181 dead or missingTODAYonlineBEIJING — Water levels are starting to recede in central and eastern China on Thursday (July 7) following a week of heavy downpours that broke levees, flooded cities and villages, halted public transportation, and left at least 181 people dead or missing.and more »

Survival, loss and rescued pigs: Moving tales from China's floods - Washington Post;

Survival, loss and rescued pigs: Moving tales from China's floods - Washington Post

Washington PostSurvival, loss and rescued pigs: Moving tales from China's floodsWashington PostLi Zuming wiped away tears as he stood knee-deep in floodwaters at a farm in China's Anhui province on Monday. On either side of him were rows of pigs, their bodies half-submerged and their snouts poking out from between the bars of their pens, as if ...and more »

China steps up flood rescue in Wuhan - BBC News;

China steps up flood rescue in Wuhan - BBC News

BBC NewsChina steps up flood rescue in WuhanBBC NewsFlood relief and rescue efforts have been stepped up in the Chinese city of Wuhan, which has been hit by severe flooding. Transport links and water and power supplies in the city of 10 million are severely affected. Flooding across central and southern ...and more »

Amid floods in China, stranded pigs are thrown a lifeline - TODAYonline;

Amid floods in China, stranded pigs are thrown a lifeline - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineAmid floods in China, stranded pigs are thrown a lifelineTODAYonlinePeople drive pigs as they save them from a flooded farm in Lu'an, Anhui... [More]. An employee touches pigs which cannot be moved away from a flooded... [More]. An employee looks at pigs, which cannot be moved away from a flooded... [More].and more »

Premier Li stresses protecting lives in flood zone - China.org.cn;

Premier Li stresses protecting lives in flood zone - China.org.cn

China.org.cnPremier Li stresses protecting lives in flood zoneChina.org.cnPremier Li made a non-stop visit to Fuyang in Anhui province, Yueyang in Hunan province and Wuhan in Hubei province on July 5 -6 ,to inspect flood control and rescue and relief work in areas along the Yangtze River and Huaihe River. This year's flood ...and more »

Photos: China faces one of its worst floods ever and it's not over yet - Catch News;

Photos: China faces one of its worst floods ever and it's not over yet - Catch News

Catch NewsPhotos: China faces one of its worst floods ever and it's not over yetCatch NewsHeavy rain around China's Yangtze river basin has left more than 120 people dead and many others missing. More damage is feared from a typhoon expected to land this week. Floods have ensured some 1.3 million people to evacuate vast areas near ...and more »

Yangtze basin hit by flooding with storms spanning 1000 miles - The Guardian;

Yangtze basin hit by flooding with storms spanning 1000 miles - The Guardian

The GuardianYangtze basin hit by flooding with storms spanning 1000 milesThe GuardianSevere flooding hit the Yangtze river basin in China this week. Heavy rainfall ranging from 100 to 500mm in some areas fell across seven provinces, the storms stretching 1,000 miles. More than 180 people were reported killed by the flooding, dozens ...and more »

Life at the water's edge in the flooded Chinese city of Wuhan - South China Morning Post;

Life at the water's edge in the flooded Chinese city of Wuhan - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostLife at the water's edge in the flooded Chinese city of WuhanSouth China Morning PostThere were two noes in just a few minutes at Wuhan's main train station but it was hardly surprising. No, there were no shuttle buses to the city centre, and no, there were no taxis heading downtown, I was told. “Today the weather is just impossible ...and more »

At Least 120 Die in Floods Along China's Yangtze River - Radio Free Asia

At Least 120 Die in Floods Along China's Yangtze RiverRadio Free AsiaMotorists try to move a van engulfed by floodwater following heavy rain in Wuhan, central's China's Hubei province, July 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of a resident. Huge rainstorms in China's Yangtze river basin have left more than 120 people are dead and ...and more »

China flooding: Wuhan on red alert for further rain - BBC News;

China flooding: Wuhan on red alert for further rain - BBC News

BBC NewsChina flooding: Wuhan on red alert for further rainBBC NewsThe Chinese city of Wuhan is on red alert for more heavy rainfall, after torrential downpours overnight left parts of the city submerged. Transport links and water and power supplies in the city of 10 million are severely affected, and some residents ...and more »

Chinese police warn of escaped alligators as flooding continues - Asian Correspondent (blog);

Chinese police warn of escaped alligators as flooding continues - Asian Correspondent (blog)

Asian Correspondent (blog)Chinese police warn of escaped alligators as flooding continuesAsian Correspondent (blog)POLICE in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui have issued a warning that alligators have escaped from a farm due to severe flooding that has affected swathes of China over the past week. The police posted a picture of the warning on their Weibo ...and more »

Rescue operation to save 6000 pigs from flooding in China after photos of distraught farmers go viral - Telegraph.co.uk;

Rescue operation to save 6000 pigs from flooding in China after photos of distraught farmers go viral - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukRescue operation to save 6000 pigs from flooding in China after photos of distraught farmers go viralTelegraph.co.ukViral photographs of two distraught farmers in China may have sparked a rescue mission to save 6,000 pigs that were imperilled by severe flooding. Two farmers in Anhui province were photographed breaking down as they looked at their pigs struggling, ...and more »