Mudslides force evacuation of 679 in SW China

Floods affect 142,000 in Chongqing

Discharge eases pressure on full reservoir

More rainstorms for South China: forecast

Southern China regions are expected to see more rainstorms over the weekend due to the effects of tropical storm Haima, according to the China Meteorological Administration.

12 die as more heavy rain hits SW China

Fresh rain-triggered floods have left 12 dead and one missing in Southwest China's Guizhou province, local flood control authorities said Friday.

175m yuan of relief to flood-hit regions

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) on Wednesday allocated 175 million yuan ($26.92 million) to help victims of rain-triggered floods in Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi and Sichuan provinces.

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Floods affect 142,000 in Chongqing

Persistent downpours have battered Dazu county in Chongqing municipality since Tuesday, triggering floods in 24 towns and affecting 142,000 residents. Disaster relief efforts are underway.

Millions hit by flood havoc in China

Floods, triggered by days of torrential rain, continued to hit most parts of southern China on Sunday, affecting millions of people in Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan and Guangdong provinces. Special
Stranded passengers home   175 killed since June

Heavy rain forces 16,000 to evacuate in S China

Water rises above warning level in China's major lake

Flood leaves 2 dead, 2 missing in SW China city

11 die, 2 missing amid new round of rains in SW China

Worst flooding kills 2, affecting 4.4 million

Four dead after floods hit NW China

Over 660 reservoirs overflow in E China's Anhui

Floods put strain on dikes


Rain causes gridlock in Wuhan

The heaviest rainfall in 13 years hit Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, on Saturday, bringing city traffic to a standstill and prompting the mayor to apologize for the lack of warning signs about deep water on the streets.

Rivers struggling to cope as flood crisis deepens

Floodwaters inundated 88 villages along the Puyang River in Zhuji city of East China's Zhejiang province after the river burst its banks on Thursday.

Floods put strain on dikes

Downpours force Mogao Grottoes to close

Fierce floods ruin crops and livelihoods

Floods kill 21 as emergency level raised

China floods kill 52 people

Heavy rain triggers floods in north China

Downpours lead to floods in SW China

Death toll climbs to 54 in China floods

Relief Efforts

China dispatches disaster relief teams to flooded south

China's central authorities on Thursday upgraded its emergency response to level 4 -- the highest-- and sent disaster relief teams to Zhejiang, Anhui and Jiangxi provinces -- where heavy rainfall has triggered serious floods claiming lives.

175m yuan of relief to flood-hit regions

Discharge eases pressure on full reservoir

$5.4m allocated to flood-hit Guizhou

China ups alarm level for Guizhou floods

Drought relief in rural areas 'urgent task': Hu

Emergency response launched for drought-hit region

Measures announced to fight lingering drought

Three Gorges Dam: no more water to give

Debate on Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam 'hugely beneficial'

China Three Gorges Corporation said Sunday that the Three Gorges Dam provides huge benefits to society and economy in terms of its functions in flood control, drought prevention, clean energy and navigation.

Dramatic climate shifts due to global warming

Life behind the Three Gorges Dam

Dam 'should not be blamed for drought'

Three Gorges Dam: no more water to give

'Big dam enhances risks of natural disasters'

Is the energy sector in crisis?

China explores using fish to clean Three Gorges water

Drought Map

The map shows details of recent drought hitting provinces along China's Yangtze River.

Floods affect 142,000 in Chongqing

Farewell, flood fighters

Heavy rain causes giant crater on highway

Wuhan wades through heavy rainstorm

Nanjing overwhelmed by downpour

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