As China's flood-ravaged capital dealt with the deadly aftermath of the heaviest rain in six decades, questions were being raised about whether the city's push for modernization came at the expense of basic infrastructure.
In the wake of Tropical Storm Irene heavy flooding inundated Vermont's central and southern villages and took down infrastructures. The state was unprepared, as it had not seen such floods since the 1900s. As the tropical storm delu... Read Post
BEIJING — Recent heavy rains across much of China have left nearly 100 people dead, state media said Tuesday. More than a third of the fatalities were in the flood-ravaged capital, where some residents questioned whether the city’s ... Read Post