Countries rush aid to El Salvador, as flood toll rises to 157

Relief materials from different countries and aid organisations have begun to arrive for the flood affected people in El Salvador, as the toll has risen to 157 following a devastating storm last weekend.

Three US states declare emergency over Hurricane Ida

Governors of Florida and Alabama followed Louisiana`s Indian American chief executive Bobby Jindal in declaring emergency as hurricane Ida weakened to a tropical storm but still dangerously churned toward the US Gulf Coast.

Oil lower in Asia as Hurricane Ida worries ease

Oil fell in Asian trade Tuesday as investor worries over the potential threat posed by Hurricane Ida to petroleum installations in the Gulf of Mexico subsided, analysts said.

State of emergency declared in Louisiana for Hurricane Ida

Louisiana`s Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency as the US Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of
Hurricane Ida.

Flooding in El Salvador kills 40

Forty people have died in El Salvador following three days of heavy rains, Interior Minister Humberto Centeno said Sunday.