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The earthquake that hit Sichuan, China on Monday caused massive destruction. This natural calamity has claimed the lives of 46 people so far. The tremors of the earthquake were so strong that everything was ruined in seconds. Many buildings here turned into rubble. The epicenter of the earthquake was Luding County. The magnitude of the earthquake was measured at 6.8 on the Richter scale. Rocks also broke at places and fell on the roads, while people were buried under the rubble of buildings in residential areas.
China took this step to give relief
More than 50,000 people trapped in Ganji and Ya’an have been evacuated, reports state-run Xinhua news agency. In addition, more than 6,500 rescue teams, four helicopters and two unmanned aerial vehicles have been deployed in Sichuan. Apart from this, 1100 teams of fire brigade have been deployed. The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Emergency Management provided 50 million yuan (about US$7.25 million) in financial assistance to assist with rescue and relief operations. The provincial government has also allocated 50 million yuan to Ganzi. Relief materials, including 3,000 tents and 10,000 folding beds, were allocated to Luding County, where the earthquake was epicenter.
In China in 2008, an earthquake of 8.2 magnitude caused devastation, more than 69 thousand people were killed.
Let us tell you that in the year 2008, there was an orgy of death in China due to the shaking of the earth. Within two minutes, more than 69 thousand people had died. The magnitude of the earthquake at that time was 8.2. More than 18 thousand people died in this accident. At the same time, the earthquake in Sichuan province of China was named the Great Sichuan Earthquake, in view of its destructive pastimes.
20 thousand people left home due to cyclonic storm in South Korea
At the same time, due to the knocking of Typhoon Hinamor (tropical cyclone) in South Korea, power has been lost in many homes. Due to which more than 20 thousand people were forced to leave their homes. According to the information, heavy rains and winds destroyed trees and roads. A 25-year-old man has gone missing after falling into a rain-flowing stream in the southern city of Ulsan, according to the Ministry of the Interior and Security. In addition, a major fire was reported at a major steel plant operated by POSCO in the southern city of Pohang.