Landslide and Mudslide in Dibang Valley district blocks road to Erone, Endulin, Ranli, Hunli and Deopani – April 7 2013
A monsoon-like situation, with heavy showers triggering landslides, has been prevailing in Dibang Valley district, which is prone to natural calamities like flood. Due to intermittent downpour in the district for the last several days, Anini-Roing road – the thoroughfare linking the district – has suffered massive blockade at numerous points bringing surface communication along the route to a grinding halt. The affected areas are Erone, Endulin, Ranli, Hunli and Deopani. – Zeenews
Dead Fish In Shanghai River in BEIJING China Prompt Safety Fears
Hundreds of dead fish have washed up along the shorelines of a man-made river in Shanghai’s Songjiang district since April 3, but the local water authority and environmental protection bureau insist the water is safe.A total of 250 kilograms of dead fish, mainly crucian carp, have been retrieved in suburban Shanghai’s Sijing pond since last week. Gao Yunchu, director of Songjiang water authority, said small fish with relatively weaker body defense systems were found dead at the beginning of April and the bodies of bigger fish such as carp were discovered on Saturday. – China Daily
Mysterious Dead Birds Wash Up On Beaches in EDINBURGH, UK
The discovery of hundreds of seabird corpses along the length of the east coast of the county is a major concern, says the chief of the North Berwick-based Scottish Seabird Centre.The bodies of puffins, guillemots and razorbills have reportedly been found from Aberdeen down to Eyemouth and Northumberland. – East Lothian News
Explosion updates April 2013: 3 Sort of Non-Nuclear Events?
One dead, three injured in Arkansas nuclear plant accident, 3 injured in accident at Callaway Energy Center, 1 hurt in explosion, fire at Marathon facility near Martinsville, Explosion rocks Plant Bowen in Bartow County; 2 injured, Two employees injured in Glendale Heights plant explosion, UPDATED: Home explosion reports unfounded; firefighters say well caused issues, Residents rocked on Keighley estate as blast sparked by gas leak, 4 killed, 32 injured in E China furnace explosion, 6 die in Chinese mine where earlier blast killed 28
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