A house was torn apart and villages were destroyed by the raging flood in Zhaotong, southwest China's #Yunnan province, which has killed 3 and affected 33,380 as of Tuesday and caused direct economic losses of $3.2 million.
Black-necked cranes find habitat in Dashanbao Wetland in Zhaotong, SW China's Yunnan, where they breed and spend winter. The bird is under national first-class protection together with giant panda and golden monkey.
The magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits near the city of Zhaotong, which has a population of over 6 million.
#UPDATE Four people have been killed and 23 others injured as of 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, after an M5.0-earthquake at the depth of eight kilometers hit Zhaotong City in southwest #China 's Yunnan Province on Monday night, local authorities confirmed
Once known for its “ladders of heaven” leading up the cliffside to a village on a 800-meter-high mountain in Sichuan, the cliff village in Zhaotong County has received a 630-million-yuan investment to boost the village’s tourism development.
A rooftop swimming pool, which was built on a 7-floor residence in Zhaotong, #Yunnan Province and could hold up to 40 tonnes of water, was being dismantled and the owner would face punishment for posing a threat to public security, local authority said on Friday