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Typhoon Chanthu made a landfall on Guangdong province Thursday noon, July 22, 2010.
Typhoon is a natural disaster.
It brought strong winds up to 126 kilometers per hour and very heavy rain.
2 people were killed when the very strong wind knocked down a wall.
It then weaken to a tropical storm.
In Hong Kong the heavy rain caused a bad flood and killed 1 person.
This is the worst storm that hit Hong Kong in 30 years.
The storm will cause heavy rain as it continue its journey to other parts of China.
Glacier Express derailed in the Swiss Alps on Friday, July 23, 2010.
It happened near the town of Fiesch and the mouth of the Aletsch glacier.
The Aletsch glacier is Europe’s largest icemass.
The train was on a journey between Zermatt and St. Moritz.
1 person was killed and 42 people were injured.
Train accident is very rare in Switzerland.
Glacier Express is a very popular tourist train in Switzerland.
It has very big windows so that the passengers can see the beautiful Alps mountains, glaciers, streams and other wonderful things around.
The Glacier Express is known for its majestic mountain climbs.
It is called the “slowest express train in the world”.
It travels at an average speed of 18 mph (30 kph).
- Glacier Express train accident in Fiesch, Switzerland. Friday July 23, 2010. (REUTERS/Police Valais/Handout)