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2006-08-02 20:40:54

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Typhoon Prapiroon, which killed six people and forced thousands to flee their homes in the northern Philippines, closed in on southern China on Thursday and thousands have been evacuated ahead of its arrival.

2006-07-28 00:43:32

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from rainstorms triggered by Typhoon Kaemi has risen to 32 in China's south and east, state media said on Friday. More than 60 are missing.

2006-07-27 06:38:07

BEIJING (Reuters) - Floods, landslides and other disasters triggered by Typhoon Kaemi have killed at least 25 people and left more than 50 missing in southern China, state media said on Thursday.

2006-07-27 02:10:52

BEIJING (Reuters) - Floods and landslides triggered by Typhoon Kaemi have killed at least 18 people and left more than 60 missing in southern China, state media said on Thursday.

2006-07-26 22:48:25

BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities warned of landslides in southern China on Thursday and were watching swollen dams and rivers after rains triggered by Typhoon Kaemi killed at least 15 people and left more than 60 missing, state media said.

2006-07-26 06:53:05

BEIJING (Reuters) - Typhoon Kaemi weakened into a tropical depression on Wednesday as it lashed southern China with heavy rains and strong winds killing nine and forcing the evacuation of over half a million people.

2006-07-18 05:14:52

BEIJING (Reuters) - Rainstorms and flooding were on the retreat across most of south China on Tuesday after taking at least 198 lives, officials said, as people coped with water shortages, severed roads and damaged homes.

2006-07-18 01:35:17

BEIJING (Reuters) - Floods fed by torrential rains were retreating in south China on Tuesday after claiming at least 188 lives, officials said, as people coped with water shortages, ruined roads and other damage.

2006-07-17 08:17:23

BEIJING (Reuters) - Torrential rains have killed at least 170 people across south China since the weekend, flooding cities, sweeping away houses and cutting off utilities as well as rail and road links, state media reported on Monday.

2006-07-17 01:25:32

BEIJING (Reuters) - Torrential rains killed at least 164 people across south China over the weekend, flooding major cities, sweeping away houses and cutting off a main rail link, state media reported on Monday.


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