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Monsoon rain flooding, landslides kill 26 in southern India

Monsoon rain flooding, landslides kill 26 in southern India

Torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 26 people in flooding, landslides and house collapses in the southern Indian state of Kerala with more than 15,500 people taking shelter in state-run relief camps. Top elected state official Pinarayi Vijayan says the flood situation has become “very grim’” with the opening of sluice gates of nearly […]

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
More Than 100,000 Displaced in Deadly Myanmar Monsoon Floods

More Than 100,000 Displaced in Deadly Myanmar Monsoon Floods

Ten people have been killed and more than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains flooded villages in central and southern Myanmar, according to government officials. The Burmese National Disaster Management Committee has urged residents near river banks and low-lying areas to move to higher ground, after floods […]

August 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Floods kill dozens, displace more than a million in India, Bangladesh

Floods kill dozens, displace more than a million in India, Bangladesh

Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in South Asia have killed dozens of people and displaced more than a million, most in northeast India and Bangladesh, authorities said on Tuesday. The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas down to India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,500 villages […]

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Monsoon floods kill more than 200 people across South Asia

Monsoon floods kill more than 200 people across South Asia

Heavy monsoon rains in Nepal, Bangladesh and India have killed more than 200 people in the last week, officials said on Tuesday, as rescue workers rushed to help those stranded by floodwaters. In Nepal, the death toll from flash floods and landslides rose to 115, with 38 people missing. Relief workers said 26 of Nepal’s […]

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
India flooding kills 96, forces 1 million into relief camps

India flooding kills 96, forces 1 million into relief camps

Aug 02, – Incessant downpours have damaged swaths of land, uprooted trees and snapped telephone cables in dozens of districts in the states of Bihar in the east, Assam in the remote northeast and Himachal Pradesh in the north. The death toll in flooding from heavy monsoon rains in India has climbed past 90, with […]

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