China 2013 Floods Deaths

Despite 2013 being yet another horrific year for floods in China, State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters reported yesterday that flood related deaths in 2013 were 70% lower than…

Floods in Hainan, China

Local media in China have reported that around 150,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after floods inundated areas of China’s southern province of Hainan. Emergency services in some…

Haiyan Hits Vietnam and China

After Typhoon Haiyan caused devastation across the Philippines, it moved across the South China Sea, making landfall in Quang Ninh province in Vietnam on 10th November. Wind speeds were recorded…

Heilongjiang, China

Just across the border (and river) from the floods in Russia’s far eastern province, Heilongjiang in China is suffering a similar fate as its Russian neighbour. In a statement made…

Russia Flood Map – Before and After

Huge amaouns of rainfall throughout August has left Russia’s Far Eastern province experiencing the worst floods in 120 years. The affected areas are Khabarovsk, Amur and the Jewish Autonomous region.…

Floods Worsen in China

Heavy rainfall brought by Typhoon Utor continues to cause chaos in southern and northern parts of China. The rainfall has resulted in deadly floods and landslides bringing the official death…

Floods in Northern China

Update: Gansu Province The situation has worsened over the weekend in Gansu. More people have been reported killed in the floods, bringing the total to 20. As many as 56,000…

Soulik Floods China and Taiwan

Tropical storm Soulik hit north east Taiwan on 12th July, and continued on to mainland China, reaching Fujian province on 13th July. It continued over mainland China heading north west,…

Floods in China as Rumbia Hits

Tropical Storm Rumbia reached the Leizhou Peninsula in the south of Guangdong province in southern China on 1st July. Upon landfall the storm weakened but still resulted in torential rain,…

More Floods in China

Update: Tropical Storm Rumbia has resulted in storms and floods across southern China. See our full update on Storm Rumbia in China here. Chongqing, Zhejiang, Hubei and Anhui Four provinces…

China Floods May 2013 – Update

On 14th May we wrote about the shocking floods in China – especially the southern and central provinces. See the post here, which includes some remarkable video and news clips…

China Floods May 2013

The southern China rainy season seems well upon us, with plenty of floods resulting from the monsoon rains across the region. Warnings of the Yangtze river levels reaching higher limits…