Russian pair figure skaters Kavaguti, Smirnov retire from sportSport September 22, 16:48
Record number of delegations register for St. Petersburg-hosted IPU AssemblyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 16:47
Astronauts to make quickest trip ever to ISS in DecemberScience & Space September 22, 16:27
Russian frigate Admiral Essen returns to Crimea after mission in MediterraneanMilitary & Defense September 22, 16:24
Experts believe Russia not ready for crypto assetsBusiness & Economy September 22, 16:09
Trump vows to put North Korean leader to testWorld September 22, 15:56
Russia's top diplomat presents UN chief with film about him made by TASSSociety & Culture September 22, 15:43
This week in photos: drills in Russia, clashes in Jerusalem and Oktoberfest in MunichSociety & Culture September 22, 15:42
German rifle’s sketch to be removed from Kalashnikov’s monument in MoscowMilitary & Defense September 22, 15:15
BEIJING, June 29 (Itar-Tass) - This month about 666,000 people have been hit by the floods due to rainfalls in Zhejiang Province, east of China, the Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
The rainfalls evacuated 5,674 people, destroyed 335 houses and damaged about 22,200 hectares of seeds. The local authorities estimated economic damage at the amount of 85.5 million U.S. dollars, the news agency reported.
From June 7 to June 28 the rainfalls brought 185 mm of precipitation on average. The rainfall season has not been ended yet. Meteorologists warn the population about the threats of landslides.