Nearly 50 die in Indonesia landslides, authorities warn of more rain

Nearly 50 die in Indonesia landslides, authorities warn of more rain

Indonesian authorities raced on Monday to rescue victims of landslides and flash floods caused by torrential rain at the weekend that killed nearly 50 people and left many missing in the main island of Java. 

Two killed in floods as Kanyakumari receives heavy rain

The district, adjoining Kerala, where the south-west monsoon is active, received heavy rains accompanied by strong wind and thunder. Kulasekaram and Tiruvattar towns were inundated.

Flash floods maroon towns in Germany, France

Incessant rain in regions of Germany, France and Austria led to flash flooding today, forcing residents to seek refuge on rooftops and stranding hundreds of pupils at their school overnight, authorities said.

Three missing in Sri Lanka flash floods; alert issued

Yesterday, three international flights were diverted to Kochi in India due to bad weather conditions prevailing in Sri Lanka.

Flash floods kill seven students in Indonesia

At least seven students were killed and 14 others injured as flash floods struck a tourist resort in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, an official said on Monday.

Flash floods in Iran kill 2

Iran's state TV is reporting that heavy rains in Iran's western and southwestern provinces has resulted in flash floods that killed two people.

Heavy rain lashes Texas, triggers flash flood warnings

 Heavy rains are triggering flash flood warnings and tornado watches in the US state of Texas, a day after the most powerful Hurricane Patricia hit Mexico and headed towards Houston.

Flash floods: Toll rises to eight in Andhra

 The toll in the flash floods as heavy rains lashed the hills here has risen to eight as four more bodies were recovered at various ponds in the area, police said on Monday.

Flash flood kills seven in Utah

Flash floods in the western state of Utah have killed at least seven people, state officials said.

Flooding in North Korea kills 40, strands thousands

Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media said.

Flash floods affect 4 Leh villages, no casualties reported

Heavy rains in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir caused flash floods, resulting in damage to several residential houses, police said here on Monday.

UN warns Myanmar flood toll to increase as rains lash region

UN warns Myanmar flood toll to increase as rains lash region

The toll from flash floods and landslides in Myanmar after days of torrential rain is likely to spike, the UN warned Sunday, as monsoonal downpours brought misery to thousands across the region.

At least 26 dead in flash floods in Gujarat

Flash floods triggered by torrential monsoon rain have killed at least 26 people in a west Indian state in the past 48 hours, authorities said Wednesday.

Heavy rain leads to flash floods in Madhya Pradesh

Incessant rain since Saturday has led to floods in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, with several temples in Ujjain being inundated, officials said on Sunday.

US floods: 3 dead, 6 missing; rescue teams at work

US floods: 3 dead, 6 missing; rescue teams at work

Knee-deep mud and challenging geography were hampering rescue teams as they searched for six people who disappeared during a flash flood that killed three in the state of Kentucky.

28 BSF men airlifted from flash floods along IB in Samba

Indian Air Force on Friday rescued 28 Border Security Force personnel trapped in flash floods on Border Out Posts along International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and airlifted them to safety.

14 killed in Bangladesh due to landslides, flash floods

 At least 14 people were killed and over 35 others injured in a series of landslides and flash floods triggered by torrential rains in southeastern Bangladesh, officials said on Saturday.

Ten killed as flash floods wash away madrassa, houses in Pak

At least 10 people were killed and several others went missing when flash floods swept away a madrassa, several houses and shops in a market area in a mountainous district of restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwest Pakistan.

Nine killed in Pakistan flash floods

At least nine people were killed because of a flash flood in Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, media reported on Friday.

Uttarakhand: Two years after calamity, safe, new homes still a distant dream for homeless

Uttarakhand: Two years after calamity, safe, new homes still a distant dream for homeless

It is exactly two years since a devastating deluge in the state claimed thousands of lives and rendered hundreds homeless, but for a majority of those affected, a safe, new home still continues to be a distant dream.