Thursday, October 7, 2010

Historic Flooding in China -- even as we meet

Today, the headlines in the China Daily newspaper read: “Record Rainstorms Hit Hainan.”  As of Wednesday afternoon, the record rainfall had forced evacuation of 137,000 people from their homes. It is the worst rain event since 1961.  More rain is expected – there is a tropical cyclone expected by early next week.  Over 1,000 villages were evacuated.  You can keep up on China’s news at the China Daily website:

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