Skip to main content

Tornado in China claims 24, injures hundreds

Tornado in China has killed eight people and injured 136 others. Tornado occurred in Dongguan City  of Hunan Province.

Tornado_in_China_2012_picture

Update 2013/03/21

-Death toll has now risen to 24. The ferry overturned in a river in the south-eastern province of Fujian killing 11 people.
-At least nine people were killed in Dongguan, in Guangdong province of China.
-Heavy rainfall and strong winds also caused damage in Jiangxi, Hunan in central China and Guizhou in the southwest.

Update 23:25 UTC
Death toll from tornado in China has risen to 8. Following Xinhua report, tornado injured 136 people.

Update 13:40 UTC
-Number of injured people from tornado in China has risen to 52.
-More than 2,000 firefighters, police and residents have helped in rescue and relief operations.
-Following English People Daily, around 200,000 yuan has been allocated as the relief material for tornado victims.

Tornado in Hunan Province of central China has claimed three lives and injured thirty others. One person was killed in house collapse and another two people died in hospital.

Tornado stuck Yongzhou City of Daoxian County at about 3 a.m Wednesday morning.

Rescuers have reached the disaster area. Detail reports yet to come.

Tornado in China in 2012 injured four people and damaged more than 100 factories.


Photo: Rescue workers searching for tornado victims in Guangdong province of China; Source China Daily|

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 20, 2013

Are you from this area? Or are you familiar with this natural disaster? Kindly write your experience in a few sentence in the comment box below.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Global Natural Disasters Map 2021

Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021 Above is the major natural disasters occurred in 2021 so far. The natural disaster map shows the occurrences of recent natural disasters 2021 including earthquake, floods, tsunami, wildfire, tornado, hurricane etc. The information in the map (google map) is manually entered by  Recent Natural Disasters . It includes facts, statistics, photos, videos and links to detail report on particular natural disasters. Click on the icon above and a message will pop up with data about the particular natural disasters. Use the magnifying glass with the plus sign (+) to zoom in, and the minus sign (-) to zoom out. Do you want this natural disaster map? Just paste HTML below to embed in your website. You can adjust width and height according to your site layout. All global natural disasters of 2021 will be shown automatically once the code is added. <b>Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021</b><iframe  height="

How are earthquakes distributed on the map of earthquake distribution?

Q: How are earthquakes distributed on the map of earthquake distribution? A:  The earthquakes are mainly distributed at the edge of tectonic plates on the map of earthquake distribution. When earthquakes are plotted on a world map, the earthquake locations look like narrow bands winding through the continents and oceans. The earthquakes are found along the fault line and lines of plate subsidence. Related Post:  How are volcanoes distributed on the map?

Tibet/Nepal earthquake 2013 injures people

At least two tremors have been felt in Kathmandu, Nepal in interval of about 10 minutes. Updates below Felt reports below in comment section. Feel free to add yours! Update time Nepali (+5:45 UTC) Report prepared by Ashish Khanal from Kathmandu, Nepal Related post: List of earthquakes in Nepal in 2013 Update 09:18 A.M. At least one people died and three others injured in China, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Further 17 others from three tourist buses were trapped by quake-triggered landslides in Yunnan Province of China. Update 07:25 A.M. According to the China Earthquake Networks Center, another earthquake in the morning (not to be confused with midnight Tibet/Nepal earthquake) had magnitude of 5.9 in the border of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces. The quake was felt strongly in the county seat of Deqen, Xinhua reported. Earthquake also triggered landslides, which blocked the traffic from Deqen to Benzilan in China.   Update 06:15 A.M. According to t

Haiti Earthquake 2021: At least 724 killed and 2,800 injured

August 15, 2021: A magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Haiti has claimed lives of at least 724 people and injured 2,800 people. The earthquake occurred at the  Tiburon Peninsula in the Caribbean nation of Haiti on the island of Hispaniola on August 14, 2021. Haiti earthquake has been categorized as the deadliest earthquake of 2021 which occurred near Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, approximately 150 kilometres west of the capital, Port-au-Prince. According to the United States Geological Survey(USGS), the earthquake occurred as a result of oblique-reverse faulting on the Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault zone. The earthquake was also strongly felt in Jamaica. According to the Haitian Civil Protection Agency, the Haiti earthquake destroyed at least 860 homes and 700 others have been damaged. In addition, minor floods and landslides have been reported in affected areas in Haiti. The earthquake struck as Tropical Storm Grace is expected to reach Haiti between 16 and 17 August. Haitian prime minister Ariel