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.