Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014

Rain-triggered landslide in Hunan, China kills 1


Rain-triggered landslide in Jinwutang Township in Hunan province of China has claimed life of a person, Xinhua News Agency reported.

According to the Sanghai Daily, the rainstorms have also disrupted traffic, power and telecommunications in 10 townships. 

Heavy rains started to hit Suining County at 3 a.m. Saturday, with precipitation in one township hitting 186 mm by noon. Flooding led the evacuations of around 1000 people, Xinhua added.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 11, 2014