Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013

Chinese landslides claim 4

Chinese landslides have claimed lives of at least four people and left 13 others missing, Xinhua reported.

Landslide around 1:50 a.m. at the village of Hongshan in Cangwu County claimed life of person. Another landslide around 3:50 a.m. in Sifeng in the same county of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region claimed lives of two people.

Chinese landslides were caused caused by downpours brought by Typhoon Utor.

Third landslide in Hunan Province of China claimed life of one person and buried 13 others, Flood Control Office said.

Police and firefighters have been working in rescue operations. A top-level emergency response has been initiated by the Lanshan government.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 17, 2013