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China's floods roil hydropower, corn supplies

China's floods roil hydropower, corn supplies

More than 750,000 hectares (1.85 million acres) of crops have been damaged and direct economic losses totalled more than 25.3 billion yuan ($3.72 billion).

Colombia mudslides kill 206, sweep away homes

Colombia mudslides kill 206, sweep away homes

Mudslides killed at least 206 people and left hundreds injured or missing after destroying homes in southern Colombia, officials have said.

Death toll rises to 72 in Peru rains, flooding, mudslides

The intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in the country are the worst seen in two decades, Peruvian authorities have said affecting more than half the nation as the death toll since the beginning of the year hit 72.

Three dead, 19 missing as floods hit central Chile

At least three people are dead and 19 others missing after heavy rains struck Chile over the weekend during the country`s usually dry summer months, causing mudslides and water outages in the South American nation.

Torrential rains, flooding kill at least 10 in South America

The epic rainfall also has driven 160,000 people from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay, said officials.