Vietnam braced on Monday for fresh storms as the official death toll from last week's floods and landslides rose to 72.
Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam killed 37 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the country from flooding, the disaster prevention agency said on Thursday.
Floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains in Nepal's southern plains have killed at least 90 people and damaged more than 2,800 homes, the worst such calamity in nearly 10 years.
Elephants were pressed into service to rescue hundreds of foreign tourists trapped in a Nepal jungle safari park, officials said, as the death toll from flash floods and landslides after four days of heavy rains rose to 70.
Nepal has begun rescue and relief operations after landslides and floods triggered by monsoon rain across the country claimed at least 49 lives, the government said.
Thunderstorms lashed Beijing on Saturday, disrupting hundreds of flights at one of the world's largest airports, while authorities warned that rain and wind could cause landslides ...
Japanese rescuers continued their search for victims of freak rains that have triggered floods and landslides in southwest Japan and left at least 18 people dead, public broadcaster NHK reported.
Japanese rescue crews took advantage of a break in the weather on Saturday to search for survivors of torrential rain, floods and landslides, as the death toll from several days of freak weather rose to 16, the NHK state broadcaster reported.
The death toll from recent floods and landslides in Sri Lanka increased to 100 Saturday, with 99 other people still missing, as a major relief operation backed by government security forces continued, officials said.