Typhoon “Muifa” has continued moving NW over the East China Sea, toward the coast of eastern China over the past 24 hours. The typhoon is expected to make landfall in Zhejiang Province, China on September 14, 2022, and pass over or very close to Shanghai – the most populated city in the world.
The death toll from destructive flash flooding in northwest China’s Qinghai Province has reached 18 and there are 36 people still missing, local officials said late August 18 (LT). This is up from 4 fatalities and 27 missing reported earlier today.
Severe flash floods hit the city of Pengzhou, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, on August 13, 2022, resulting in the deaths of seven people.
A massive sandstorm engulfed parts of northwest China’s Qinghai Province on July 20, 2022, disrupting traffic and plugging towns into darkness.
A severe weather outbreak hit China’s Jiangsu Province on July 20, 2022, producing at least 5 tornadoes and leaving significant damage. The number of confirmed tornadoes is expected to rise as more information comes in.
Typhoon “Chaba” made landfall in the coastal area of Maoming City, China’s Guangdong Province at around 15:00 LT on July 2, 2022, with maximum sustained winds around 95 km/h (60 mph). Chaba is the third named storm of the 2022 Pacific typhoon season and the first to make landfall in China.
Tropical Storm “Chaba” formed on June 29, 2022, over the South China Sea as the 3rd named storm of the 2022 Pacific typhoon season.
A large multi-vortex tornado touched down in China’s Jilin Province on June 27, 2022.
Parth of northeastern China, including Beijing, issued flood and geological hazard alerts on June 26, 2022, ahead of the heaviest rainstorm of the season expected to hit the region from June 26 to 28.
Hundreds of thousands of people were affected and more than 200 000 forced to evacuate their homes after the heaviest rains since 1961 hit parts of southern China.