Nepal earthquake: Survivors recount nightmare of shaking buildings, devastation

Shaken and traumatised by their homes turning into a rubble by the powerful earthquake in Nepal that also flattened buildings and iconic monuments, survivors were struggling to come to terms with the calamity and the loss of lives of their dear ones.

At least 35 killed in Bangladesh storms

Powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend leaving a trail of devastation in the country`s northwest and killing at least 35 people, officials said Monday.

Hurricane Sandy damage cost New York $42 bn: US

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that Superstorm Sandy caused up to 42 billion dollars in devastation in the state.

Top UN official visits flood affected areas amid aid appeal

A top UN official traveled to the flood affected areas in Sri Lanka`s north and
east for a first hand assessment of the devastation.

Super typhoon hits north Philippines

Super typhoon Megi lashed northern Philippines with heavy rains and strong winds on Monday.

Pakistan flood-related losses reach $43 bn: Gilani

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Wednesday that his country has suffered losses of around $43 billion due to the floods that have displaced over 17 million people and killed over 1,600.