A new generation of locusts is hitting Africa, Pakistan and India.
Ninety-one passengers and seven flight crew are believed to have been on the flight.
"China's People Daily has reported that a huge fire has broken out in the Hebei Province, in the north-east of the country."
82 Iranians and 62 Canadians are among the dead.
Members of the public attempted CPR on victims, while others appeared helpless to rescue those trapped under the crush.