At least four people, including two children, died when torrential rains sparked a landslide in central Mexico in the pre-dawn hours today, local authorities said.
Recent torrential rains in Peru`s southern Andes have affected some 15,000 families in Andahuaylas province of Apurimac region, authorities said Thursday.
If the world continues to do nothing to curb climate change, extreme weather conditions, like torrential rains and bad droughts, will become the norm around the equator by 2050, a new study has warned.
Italian government on Tuesday declared state of emergency in Sardinia Island after torrential rains and a cyclone caused rivers to burst their banks, leaving at least 17 people dead, BBC reported.
Twelve persons were killed in Rajasthan as North India received widespread and heavy rains which brought normal life to a standstill at many places.
Torrential rains brought by typhoon Damrey hit Liaoning between Aug 3 to 4.
At least 14 people, including four women, have been killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar since Wednesday, officials said Thursday.
The same typhoon left nearly 30 people dead or missing in the Philippines and Vietnam last week.
Fresh rains lashed several parts
of southern China, killing at least seven persons and triggering floods and landslides forcing over 55,000 people to
evacuate, local authorities said.
Yaracuy state governor said all victims belonged to the same family.
The rising toll underscore the poor infrastructure in impoverished Pakistan.
Landslides crashed into three mountain towns in E China killing 17 and leaving 44 missing as emergency workers drained water out of a swollen reservoir in another part of the country.
After air connectivity in Himachal Pradesh remained suspended for three days due to torrential rains, flights resumed in the state Thursday after the sky cleared.
Eight people perished in heavy
rains that lashed several parts of Uttar Pradesh overnight
triggering house collapses and inundating low-lying areas.
Torrential rains have left scores injured and badly disrupted normal life.
Peruvian authorities successfully completed the evacuation of thousands of tourists stranded for days by mudslides and flooding near Machu Picchu, a minister said.
Torrential rains lashed northern
parts of Karnataka, claiming at least 20 lives besides causing
widespread damage to properties and disrupting normal life,
official sources said on Wednesday.
At least 1,000 people were evacuated from coastal regions in Gujarat which were lashed by heavy rains.
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