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‘My entire world was gone’: floods devastate northern Pakistan

23 people are still missing after floods hit Neelum Valley

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July 19, 2019

 

Breach inundates village and crops

A 60-feet wide breach occurred in the Abbasi Canal

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April 28, 2019

 

Thunderstorms kill 35 in India

Floods and rains have killed 49 people in Pakistan

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April 17, 2019

 

PM Khan offers humanitarian assistance to Iran after deadly floods

At least 70 people have been killed

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April 7, 2019

 
 

Search under way for 20 missing people after flooding in Balochistan’s Lasbela

Pakistan Navy teams are also participating in the rescue operation

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February 21, 2019

 

Australia floods bring crocs to the streets

20,000 homes are at risk of being inundated if the rains continue

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February 4, 2019

 

Death toll from Indonesia floods, landslides climbs to 68

Some 6,700 people in 14 districts have been evacuated and are now living in shelters

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January 26, 2019

 

Google will be using AI to predict flooding in India

Almost 20% of all flood-related deaths take place in India

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September 26, 2018

 

Fake news adds to India’s flood torment

Cristiano Ronaldo has not donated $11 million to the Kerala flood disaster fund and there are no cracks in a key dam, but India’s fake news machine has been working overtime to fuel confusion and fear. The Kerala state government and India’s military have issued rare warnings about viral social media messages as they confront…

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August 22, 2018

 

Politicians ignored warnings of Kerala flood disaster: Indian experts

Kerala has been battered by the worst floods in almost a century that have killed more than 410 people since the monsoon started in June.

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August 21, 2018

 

At least 164 killed as rains, floods wreck havoc in India’s Kerala

The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with more misery expected as heavy rain pushed water levels higher. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to visit the southwest state later on Friday and its…

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August 17, 2018

 

India warns of ‘extremely grave’ crisis as flood toll rises

Hundreds of troops led a desperate operation to rescue families trapped by mounting floods in India’s Kerala state Thursday as the death toll reached 106 with nearly 150,000 left homeless. Helicopters airlifted stranded victims from rooftops and dam gates were thrown open as incessant torrential rain brought fresh havoc to the southern state that is…

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August 16, 2018

 

Landslides, floods kill 20 in southern India

At least 20 people were killed Thursday in landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in south Indian region of Kerala. The calamity pushed the nationwide monsoon death toll for this year to over 700. Last year around 1,200 people perished. The monsoon rain wreaks death and destruction every year across India. In the southern coastal…

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August 9, 2018

 

Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon

A powerful typhoon hurtled towards Japan Saturday, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides in the storm’s cross-hairs.

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July 28, 2018

 

15 dead in monsoon floods, landslides in India

At least 15 people died in floods and landslides in India on Wednesday, officials said, pushing the death toll from the annual monsoon rains pounding the country closer to 200. Landslides swept at least nine people to their deaths in Manipur in India’s remote and hilly northeast, said the state’s chief minister Nongthombam Biren. “I…

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July 11, 2018

 

Rescue efforts for boys trapped in Thai cave begin

Rescue efforts have begun for 12 boys and their football coach who have been trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for more than two weeks, the head of the mission said Sunday. The “Wild Boars” team has been confined in a cramped chamber several kilometres (miles) inside the Tham Luang cave complex since June…

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July 8, 2018

 

Eleven killed, at least 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

At least 45 people are missing as torrential rains that have killed 11 people pounded western and central Japan, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million people evacuated from their homes. Japan’s Meteorological Agency issued special weather warnings across four prefectures in the west of Japan’s main island of Honshu, urging…

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July 7, 2018

 

As climate risks grow, Pakistani Kashmir boosts emergency plans

When major floods hit Pakistan-controlled Kashmir in 2016, Jawad Hussain, a worker at the local government disaster agency, had to wait hours to receive updates on what kind of help was needed and where. The delays meant families were left without aid for days, he said, as flooding forced thousands from their homes and left…

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May 17, 2018

 

Rains, floods kill 13 in upper Pakistan

Rains and floods in upper parts of Pakistan have claimed at least 13 lives. Showers continue to take lash in Islamabad, upper Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas while the death toll caused by floods and rain rose to 13. Pakistan Meteorological Department, in its press release, stated that rain and thundershower with…

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May 13, 2018

 

Philippines storm death toll tops 200, tens of thousands displaced

MANILA: At least 200 people have been killed and scores are missing in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm triggered severe flooding and landslides that also wrecked Christmas for tens of thousands of survivors. Tropical Storm Tembin lashed Mindanao island, home to 20 million people, on Friday with strong gusts and torrential rain, wiping…

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December 24, 2017

 
 
 
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