Details of Disaster Information


China : Flood : 2006/06/07
GLIDE: FL-2006-000068-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/06/07
Country
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District
China
Name Flood
Outline Floods have killed at least 46 people in southern China in recent days and forced more than 120,000 people to flee their homes, with more rain expected to hit central, eastern and southern provinces.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • BBC NEWS 2005/06/10
    Floods and landslides have killed more than 50 people in southern China in recent days, according to official state media. In Fujian province 41 people were killed in floods on Thursday, according to the official news agency Xinhua.
  • CNN NEWS 2006/06/09
    Landslides triggered by torrential rain in southern China killed at least 12 people and injured 24, while residents in another province escaped unhurt after the bank of a river collapsed and flooded nearby villages, the government said Friday.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2006/06/07
    While torrential rain battered the humid south, a hail storm hit arid northeastern Heilongjiang province, destroying farmland, state television said.