Details of Disaster Information


China : Cold Wave : 2011/01/05
GLIDE: CW-2011-000001-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2011/01/05
Country
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District
China
Name Cold Wave
Outline Torrential icy rain across five provinces in southern China has forced 58,000 people to evacuate from their damaged homes.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Xinhua News 2011/01/05
    Icy weather and sleet have disrupted the lives of more than 3.83 million people in five provincial areas in southern China since Saturday.
    The freezing weather had left one person dead and forced the evacuation of about 58,000 residents in Jiangxi, Hunan, Chongqing, Sichuan and Guizhou.
    More than 1,200 houses have collapsed and another 6,600 houses have been damaged.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2011/01/05
    Freezing rain has pummeled the provinces of Jiangxi, Hunan, Chongqing, Sichuan and Guizhou in the past few days, killing one person and causing more than 1,200 houses to collapse.