A Hubei University student walks on a "bridge" of chairs over a flooded path on June 14, 2011. Heavy rain hit Wuhan and Hubei provinces causing flooding. Drainpipes broken by construction workers near Hubei university campus also added to the problem. [Photo/CFP]
Chen Zhenghong, senior engineer at the Meteorological Bureau of Central China's Hubei province, said the sharp shift between drought and flood in East and Central China was a result of global warming, Xinhua News Agency reported Thursday.
A bus drives through a flooded street in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Tuesday. The National Meteorological Center said heavy rains along the affected middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River were to continue over the next three days.
SHIYAN, Hubei - On a sweltering afternoon, a group of Europeans in traditional white Chinese shirts and dark baggy pants sit in a big circle on a lawn meditating. After about half an hour, they start to practice tai chi in pairs, pushing each other's hands.
About 50 selected garments from this year’s university graduates were presented in the show, with a diversity of styles from the elegant to the wild. A teacher said a graduation design usually took six months to complete and the finished product showed a student's understanding of nature, society, and life.