Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013

Landslide in Luzhou, China claims 4 lives

Update 14:00 UTC
Four people are confirmed dead in Luzhou landslide. Three other injured people are having medical treatment in hospital.
At least four fishermen are missing as tropical storm Bebinca made landfall in South China at 11:10 a.m. today. 

Update 05:50 UTC
At least four people have been rescued from the rubble and send to a local hospital. Still three people remains trapped in SW China landslide.

At least seven people have been trapped in a landslide in Luzhou City in Sichuan Province of China, Xinhua reported.

Landslide hit a residential house in Fulai village in Luzhou at 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

According to Luzhou city government, more than 200 rescuers have been send to the landslide zone.

Flooding in Tianshui, China trapped at least 100 middle school students and teachers two days ago.

In another news, Tropical storm Bebinca is expected to arrive Guangdong Province of China today afternoon.

According to National Meteorological Center (NMC), tropical storm Bebinca which is the first to make landfall in China this year will hit Wanning of Hainan and Zhanjiang of Guangdong Saturday afternoon.

Original post: Natural Disasters List June 22, 2013