Natural disasters in history-Great Chinese earthquake(1556)

In 1556 took place the most shocking earthquake in the history of mankind, called the Great Chinese earthquake. It happened January 23, 1556 in the province of Shaanxi. Historians believe that the disaster claimed the lives of about 830,000 people, more than any other event. Some areas are totally depopulated Shaanxi, and the rest killed… Read more Natural disasters in history-Great Chinese earthquake(1556)

Natural disasters in history-Flooding in the valley of the Yellow River

One of the worst floods in modern history of mankind, which, according to various sources, claimed from 1.5 to 7 million lives, happened in late spring 1887 in the northern provinces of China, in the valley of the Yellow River. Heavy rains in almost all areas of Hunan that spring floods caused the river. The… Read more Natural disasters in history-Flooding in the valley of the Yellow River