Gulf Times - landslides
Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braces for more downpours as flood toll hits 72

Vietnam braced on Monday for fresh storms as the official death toll from last week's floods and landslides rose to 72.

Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

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.

Over 150 die in Indian floods, Bengaluru deluged

Over 150 die in Indian floods, Bengaluru deluged

More than 150 people have died and 10mn affected in recent floods and landslides across India as the country's IT capital Bengaluru was the latest to grapple with the torrential monsoon rains.

Death toll in Nepal floods, landslides rises to 90

Death toll in Nepal floods, landslides rises to 90

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.

More than 75 dead in monsoon fury across India

More than 75 dead in monsoon fury across India

Dozens of people have died and an estimated 5mn affected as a fresh wave of floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains ravaged northern and eastern India.

Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

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.

Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

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.

Storms disrupt Beijing flights, authorities warn of flash flooding, landslides

Storms disrupt Beijing flights, authorities warn of flash flooding, landslides

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 ...

Floods, landslides kill 26 in Vietnam

Floods, landslides kill 26 in Vietnam

Floods and landslides caused by torrential rains have killed 26 people and left 15 missing in Vietnam's mountainous north, authorities said Monday.

Japanese rescuers continue search as more rain forecast

Japanese rescuers continue search as more rain forecast

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.

More heavy rain forecast for Japan as death toll rises to 16

More heavy rain forecast for Japan as death toll rises to 16

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.

Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides

Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides

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.