Details of Disaster Information

China : Landslide : 2016/05/08
GLIDE: LS-2016-000044-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2016/05/08
Name Landslide
Outline On 8 May 2016, heavy rainfall reportedly triggered a landslide in Taining County in south-eastern Fujian province, China. So far 31 people have been killed and 7 remain missing.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Xinhua 2016/05/09
    Thirty-one bodies have been found and 7 people remain missing after a landslide hit Taining County in Fujian.
  • Xinhua 2016/05/09
    A total of 41 people were missing as of 9: 30 p.m. after a heavy rain-triggered landslide hit a hydropower station in Fujian Province. The landslide, which occurred at about 5 a.m. in mountainous county of Taining, has unleashed about 100,000 cubic meters of mud and rocks downhill, burying a temporary shed at a hydropower station construction site and damaging its offices.