Details of Disaster Information

China : Typhoon : 2004/08/12
GLIDE: TC-2004-000069-CHN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/08/12
Name Typhoon
Outline On 12 August, Typhoon Rananim hit Zhejiang Province in China with strong winds and heavy rains, causing the loss of life and damage to public and private properties.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/08/17
    The worst typhoon to hit China in seven years killed at least 164 people and another 24 were listed as missing.Typhoon Rananim forced 467,900 people to flee their homes and injured about 1,800 people.
  • China Daily 2004/08/16
    An avalanche of mud and rock caused by Typhoon Rananim left at least 25 people dead, 22 missing and nine injured in the mountain areas of Zhejiang Province.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2004/08/13
    The cities of Taizhou, Wenzhou, Ningbo and Shaoxing were hit by heavy rainstorms; 20 weather stations recorded over 300 mm of accumulative precipitation, and the maximum precipitation recorded was 673.5 mm.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2004/08/14
    Rescue workers in eastern China searched for more victims while residents cleaned up on Saturday after one of the worst typhoons to hit the region in seven years killed 115 people and injured more than 1,800.
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center