CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

Over 16,000 houses destroyed by floods in north China

08-22-2011 15:27 BJT Special Report:Floods and Droughts of Summer 2011 |

Li Jianguo (L), a local villager, and his son repair their house damaged by the floods in a village of Hexigten Qi, Chifeng City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2011. More than 16,000 houses had been destroyed by rain-triggered floods in the central and east part of the region since late July. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)

 

Local people build a new house after floods hit Linxi County of Chifeng City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2011. More than 16,000 houses had been destroyed by rain-triggered floods in the central and east part of the region since late July. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)

 

Local people reinforce the bridge pier damaged by floods in Linxi County of Chifeng City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2011. More than 16,000 houses had been destroyed by rain-triggered floods in the central and east part of the region since late July. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)

 

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program