Heavy rain is continuing to fall, amid warnings that parts of the UK face the risk of flooding. Copyright © 2020 CGTN. Heavy rains, floods force 228,000 to relocate in south China ... forecasting more rain. However, the China Meteorological Administration forecasted that the combined influence of cold and warm air will cause 20 to 50 mm of heavy rainfall in the coming weeks. Authorities have issued… China Raises Emergency Level as Heavy Rain Triggers Floods By Reuters , Wire Service Content July 7, 2020 By Reuters , Wire Service Content July 7, 2020, at 4:52 a.m. They have been doing this for a long time, not just with flooding but also other problems,” she said. AccuWeather.com Facebook Share At least 121 people have died or gone missing and more than 875,000 people have been forced to relocate, according to China’s ministry of emergency management. Mumbai Rain update: Mumbai and the entire Maharashtra coast is witnessing very heavy rainfall since early morning. CHINA Heavy rain to continue in South China. Live Blog. Heavy rain is forecast for five more days in the Yangtze River basin, China's meteorological agency said, in a region already devastated by flooding this year. World news in pictures Show all 50 "Mom, we will be rescued.". On 29 June, after weeks of heavy rains and floods, the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, gave his first public statement on the crisis, calling on the country to “put people first and value people’s lives most in the fight against the floods”, according to the official news agency Xinhua. They never disclose how the disaster is made or why it has happened,” said Wang Weiluo, a Chinese hydrologist and outspoken critic of the giant Three Gorges hydroelectricity plant. Helen Hai, 25, in Changyang county east of Wuhan in Hubei province, described driving and passing landslides and rocks falling along the mountain roads. Sea conditions will be rough to very rough with waves, 3m … Weather forecast today – UK Met Office warns of heavy rain as Britain braces itself for downpours and gusts Sunday. A trough of low pressure has already brought heavy rain in the suburbs, as Tambaram received 7cm and Alandur received 4cm in the last 24hours. ... December 11, 2020. They were deployed en mass for rescue workers to move across counties evacuating residents and distributing essential supplies. All rights reserved. Authorities raised the four-tier emergency warning to level two on Monday, predicting more severe weather in the coming days. The rains, which flooded areas like hers last weekend, were unceasing. 426mm (16.8 inches) fell between Sunday and Monday. Bamboo rafts have become the main transport vehicle. The windscreen wipers were useless against the fast and constant downpour. Rains and floods extended to central and eastern China during July and were described as the worst since at least 1998.. Just like Li Wenliang said: ‘A healthy society should not only have one voice.’ “In China, there is only one voice of the central meteorological station and when that one is wrong, everyone gets the wrong information.”, Hai is not surprised that the authorities would want to downplay the crisis. Al Jazeera English 6/10/2020. Heavy flooding continues to wreak havoc in southern China. Heavy rains have swept across China for weeks, from the southwest to the east coast. Updated 11:36 AM ET, Thu August 6, 2020 A flooded park beside the Han river in Seoul on August 3, 2020. Elsewhere, in the city of Tongren in Guizhou province in the mountainous south-west, the floods formed a giant waterfall in the city centre. Long was standing on the rooftop of her apartment with her son on the back when the flood came roaring through her entire community. (Image credit: NASA Worldview) Torrential June downpours inundating southeast China have triggered destructive floods, leaving 63 people dead or missing and causing at least $2.9 billion in damage, according to the China Ministry of Emergency Management. In east China's Anhui Province, local authorities have earmarked nearly one million yuan for flood control and rescue work, and purchased daily commodities for those affected. The overwhelming rainstorms have lasted for more than half a month and show no sign of abating. Authorities have devoted all-out efforts to mobilize dramatic rescue efforts to fight the floods. Rescue soon arrived but Long and her son were left with only a wreckage of their home. Dubai’s government said there had been “unusually heavy rain”, causing “pools of water” in some parts of the United Arab Emirates‘ largest city. Regions across vast stretches of the country are still on high alert. Another said: “The topic of flooding is like a tattoo – covered up.”, Mingbai Zhishi, an independent social media account or “self media”, wrote: “The floods raging in the south will not be quiet, but unlike in the past, the media are not rushing to report it. Heavy rain causes rising water levels in Yangtze River The second flood peak this year is forming in the upper reaches of China's Yangtze River as water levels rise due to intense downpours, according to local authorities. Flooding likely in the far northwest. About 495,000 people have been dislocated and at least 39 people have either died or gone unaccounted for. The core areas received 1.2cm rain … The recent example of the coronavirus outbreak, where authorities at first did not disclose the risk of contagion and punished whistleblowers such as Li Wenliang, a doctor, is instructive, according to Wang. As waves of devastating floods sweep across southern China, buildings have collapsed, bridges have begun to show cracks, and roads have been left inoperative. China is preparing for flooding in its northern regions that could potentially hurt crop output amid torrential rain that’s lasted over a month and caused billions of yuan in economic damage. Any flood starts when the information is blocked. CHINA. “Why does our official media say nothing about the severe floods in the south of our country,” one user wrote on Weibo. The flood, caused by a relentless spate of heavy rains, have hit 26 provinces mostly located in the south of China since early June. Updated Nov 30, 2020; Posted Nov 30, 2020 Monday will be wet and windy in New Jersey with at least an inch of rain and winds gusting to as high as 45 mph. The flood, caused by a relentless spate of heavy rains, have hit 26 provinces mostly located in the south of China since early June. A number of counties in Guangdong Province have almost been engulfed by flood, with houses left underwater and people stranded. Torrential rain has triggered mudslides in southern China in the past. Wang believes the actual losses may be greater than official reports. More destructive is the human toll. She was in shock, but her son's innocent voice sent her comfort and helped her pull through. The unfolding disaster has put some popular tourist destinations such as Yangsuo practically out of service. A prolonged period of heavy rain is the latest disaster to strike China, where people are only just recovering from the coronavirus outbreak. Residents waded waist-deep along waterlogged streets in Wuhan, filled after a record 426mm (16.8 inches) fell between Sunday and Monday morning. At least 14 people have reportedly died in the south of the country due to the flooding. People living in Wuhan, the central Chinese city that bore the brunt of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, have been told stay indoors once more after record rainfall prompted authorities to raise the city’s emergency response to the second highest-level. Heavy rain likely in some areas today . KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 2): The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) today issued a yellow-level weather alert, warning that heavy rain can … China’s national weather service has issued rainstorm warnings for more than 31 consecutive days. In 2014, Sichuan and Yunnan provinces were hit by large mudslides that caused damage to … Chennai and suburbs are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rain in the next 48 hours. Monsoon 2020 updates: The weather office has warned of heavy rain in parts of Gujarat and Rajasthan today and tomorrow All India Edited by Debjani … 09:06, July 04, 2020. More than 8.5 million people in 24 regions have been affected by the weather. “It was like driving blind, like driving in the water,” Hai said. Others have closed and refunded tickets as risks of flooding and mudslides loom large. (CNN) South Korea is in the midst of one … Estimates have put direct economic losses over 24 billion yuan (3.4 billion U.S. dollars) and about 861,000 hectares (2.1 million acres) of farmland have been damaged. In Chongqing, in Sichuan province, more than 100,000 people were evacuated as dozens of homes were destroyed. China Daily. More … China has had more than 20 heavy rainstorms this year, the second highest since 2013. “It is very common. State media have been accused of downplaying the severity of the floods, emphasising the heroic efforts of emergency workers by publishing prominent images of soldiers rescuing trapped residents. Since early June 2020, heavy rains caused by the regional rainy season led to floods severely affecting large areas of southern China including the Yangtze basin and its tributaries. As the buildings surrounding her came crashing down, Long began to also hear the sound of cracking from her own home and realized their lives were under imminent threat. But internet users have questioned why the rains have received so little attention. Several areas of Hubei, of which Wuhan is the capital, have already flooded. /Getty image. Rescuers evacuate villagers in a flooded village in Yangshuo county in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Sunday, June 07, 2020. Heavy rain is expected in the region through Monday, Abe added. “This is their tradition. “Most people think floods are caused by extreme weather but it is mainly caused by the discharge of reservoirs and the result of flood control works,” he said. Sediment from torrential rains in southeast China is seen flowing into the ocean near Hong Kong on June 12, 2020. Areas of rain in the far west with possible heavy falls. Torrential rain in Jingmen flooded shops and supermarkets. June 13, 2020 In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, government workers try to stem a breach in a dike from flood water in Wuxi County in southwest China… Beijing ICP prepared NO.16065310-3, Heavy rainstorms persist in South China as flooding wreaks havoc. China registered more than 20 heavy rainstorms this year, the second-highest number since 2013. Landlocked southwestern Guizhou Province and Chongqing municipality were among the worst hit, with hundreds of thousands displaced, but with few casualties. City at centre of coronavirus outbreak faces new crisis as China suffers weeks of flooding, Mon 6 Jul 2020 13.06 BST ... More than 2.6 million people have been affected by heavy rain in Guangxi, Hunan, Guangdong and other southern provinces, and hundreds of … Torrential rains that triggered floods in parts of China in June are seen continuing in July, slowing growth of the corn crop and delaying the harvest. While some areas are beginning to catch a breather from the aftermath of floods, others are poised to face the heaviest rainstorms yet. Experts say officials are also obscuring the danger of the dams in rivers across southern and south-western China where the floods have been the worst. Tourist areas also took a heavy toll. In urban areas where damages have largely limited to infrastructure, the waterlogged streets made it difficult for people to commute, while buildings were submerged and cars got washed away. Some of the hardest-hit areas suspended work and classes temporarily. Heavy rainfall has triggered severe flooding in China’s southern and eastern regions. /AFP. ... missing in Japan as heavy rain causes floods, mudslides (2020, ... South China cleaning up from floods but more rain … Chris Bradford 11th Dec 2020, 20:32. Some 8.5 millions have been affected to a certain extent. Many people's lives have been seriously disrupted by the disaster, with over 5,200 homes destroyed and more than 138,000 houses damaged. The peak flow is expected to reach 55,000 cubic meters per second at 8:00 p.m. Beijing Time on Friday, the authorities said. The Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, Hubei province discharges floodwaters on Thursday to prepare for the arrival of the Yangtze River's … “It is hard for me to judge the government data but I tend to expect the real situation is worse than they claim.”, Available for everyone, funded by readers. Special Correspondent CHENNAI ... 11mins Barcelona’s Griezmann cuts ties with Huawei citing China's treatment of Uighur Muslims ... 2020… Last modified on Mon 6 Jul 2020 17.12 BST. While coastal areas are likely to receive moderate rain till November 18, thunderstorm with heavy rain may occur in one or two places over the southern parts of the State. “This has rarely been seen in recent years,” the state-run People’s Daily wrote on Weibo. Submerged fields and inundated buildings after heavy rain caused by flooding in Rongan, Guangxi. It was very frightening and I feel it is very unusual.”. “The rain poured non-stop from morning until night. Heavy rain to continue in South China. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. The country is braced for more flooding, after weeks of what has been for some regions the heaviest rainfall in decades triggered severe flooding and mudslides in almost every province, affecting more than 20 million people and resulting in direct economic losses of at least £4.7bn. The Ministry of Emergency Management said on Saturday that due to the influence of Typhoon Sinlaku, some areas in southern China will be hit with heavy rain between August 1 and 6. Many people's lives have been seriously disrupted by the disaster, with over 5,200 homes destroyed and more than 138,000 houses damaged. Long Cuijiao, a resident in Guangxi Province's Lipu city, can't shake off the memory of seeing her house collapse. Staff members check the electric-powered drainage system at a pump station in Jiangxiang Township of Nanchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 11, 2020. Moderate to heavy rain lashed parts of UAE on Friday, including Dubai and Al Ain. It really is quiet.”. Seven provinces and cities, including Beijing, Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou, and Yunnan, will experience heavy rains, which will make the flooding worse. /Getty image. BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese meteorological authorities said Friday that parts of south China would brace for severe convection weather over the next few days. Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu received heavy rainfall on Friday.In the last 24 hours ending at 8.30 AM Monday, Parangipettai in Cuddalore district received 10.6 cm of rain. Mon 6 Jul 2020 08.06 EDT Last modified on Mon 6 Jul 2020 12.12 EDT. “Blocking information is the beginning of a disaster. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi) After the heavy rain, no one was trapped or injured in the village owing to the early preparation, according to Long Anxie, deputy head of the township. 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