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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.

16 killed in heavy rains in China

 At least 16 people have been killed and over four lakh people were affected due to heavy rains and hailstorms in southern parts of China during last week, the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) said on Monday.

Heavy rain in China kills 35, leaves 13 missing: Media

Heavy rain which caused mudslides and flooding in southern and central China has left at least 35 people dead and another 13 missing, the official Xinhua news agency reported Sunday.

J&K floods: 16 feared dead after landslide in Budgam

Sixteen people have reportedly been killed in landslides in Budgam in Kashmir after heavy rain over the weekend caused flooding in the Valley.

24 dead, 8 missing in Sri Lanka floods, mudslides

At least 24 people have been killed and eight others were reported missing due to mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka over the past week, officials said on Sunday.

Fourteen killed, 750,000 affected in Sri Lanka floods, mudslides

At least nine people have been killed and 750,000 affected in Sri Lanka due to floods and mudslides caused by heavy rains across the country in the past three days as the air force deployed helicopters for rescue operations in the central hills on Friday.

14 killed, 300 missing in Sri Lanka landslide

14 killed, 300 missing in Sri Lanka landslide

At least 14 people were killed and around 300 others are missing in a landslide in central Sri Lanka Wednesday as President Mahinda Rajapaksa directed the government to fully support rescue efforts.

Typhoon, mudslides kill 18 in Japan; 45 missing

Rescue workers were combing through piles of debris from mudslides that buried people and destroyed dozens of homes on a Japanese island, as officials acknowledged today that an evacuation could have saved lives.

17 injured as Taiwan train derailed by mudslides

Seventeen passengers were injured when their train was derailed by mudslides in southern Taiwan today after a tropical storm triggered widespread flooding.

Rain-triggered mudslides block 1,500 people in Tibet

Over 1,500 people and 300 vehicles were stranded after rain-triggered mudslides halted traffic in southwest China`s Tibet Autonomous Region.

Floods, mudslides claim 20 lives in Sri Lanka

At least 20 people have been killed and 14 others missing in Sri Lanka in flash floods and mudslides caused by two days of heavy rain.

Rain causes flooding, mudslides in Japan; 15 dead

Television footage showed residents wading through muddy, knee-deep water on streets.

Death toll in Colombia landslide reaches 29

President Juan Manuel Santos said Sunday that 29 bodies have been identified and he sent condolences to the families.

China mudslides: 13 killed, hundreds stranded

In a major accident, a landslide caused by torrential rain struck a highway in Qin`an County of the northwest Gansu

Floods, mudslides, lightning kill 8 in Sri Lanka

Heavy rains triggered floods and mudslides in several parts over the weekend.

Brazil mudslides: Toll rises to 869

According to the state health department, 8,777 people have lost their homes.

Rescuers search through Brazil mudslides, 378 killed

Water swept away homes of Rio de Janeiro, wiping out families and killing at least 378 people.

31 dead in floods, mudslides near Rio: Authorities

At least 31 people died
in floods and mudslides near Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, bringing
the overall toll from heavy rains in Brazil`s southeast this
week to 44 dead.