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4 Aug 2016 ZHENGZHOU
Two Chinese people were rescued but two others remain missing after falling into a 600-square-metre sinkhole that formed within minutes in a city street following Monday night’s heavy rains, mainland media report.
5 Dec 2014 BEIJING
Chinese scientists have found evidence of a powerful earthquake that shook central China's Henan Province more than 3,000 years ago, the earliest tremor known in Chinese history. Carbon-14 dating of samples taken from Xuecun village in Henan's Xingyang City indicated the earthquake struck the area sometime between 1500 B...
4 Aug 2014 BEIJING, China
Twelve of China's provinces are grappling with the effects of an ongong severe drought, state-run media reportd over the weekend.Xinhua News Agency said 1.6 million people and 2.07 million head of overstock have been affected, and over 29 million hectare of crops are dying.Xinhua quoted Wang Hao of the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research as saying overconsumption on top of lack of precipitation may have worsened the problem...
28 Jul 2014 HOHHOT, China
An ongoing drought in China’s northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is threatening drinking water supply to 600,000 people, half of whom are completely without water, local authorities reported this weekend.The drought, the worst the region has faced in three years, is also affecting farms, putting at risk some 150,000 hectares of farmland, 16...