Details of Disaster Information


China : Storm : 2010/05/06
GLIDE: ST-2010-000085-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/05/06
Country
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District
China
Name Storm
Outline A tornado and hailstorms killed at least 25 people and injured more than 150 near the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing early on 6 May 2010.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Xinhua English 2010/05/13
    The rainstorms that have pounded southern China since early May had left 86 people dead and 16 missing by 12 May. About 7.9 million people have been affected by the rainstorms and direct economic losses total close to 5.9 billion yuan (about 864 million U.S. dollars) the Ministry of Civil Affairs said.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/05/08
    Rainstorms in southern China killed at least 65 people and toppled 9,900 houses this week. Another 14 people are missing and 2.55 million people have been affected.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/05/06
    Gales and hailstorms killed at least 39 people, injured hundreds and destroyed hundreds of homes in southwest and central China on Thursday.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/05/06
    Hailstorms, gales kill 25 in southwestern China