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Six people missing after Greek floods kill 16 near Athens

Six people missing after Greek floods kill 16 near Athens

The freak flood struck early on Wednesday the towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, some 50 kilometres west of Athens.

Five dead in Haiti flooding

Five dead in Haiti flooding

Floods caused by two days of torrential rains have left five people dead in Haiti and more than 10,000 homes inundated, authorities said Thursday.

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.

Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Divers found Paul McClean's corpse in the mud of a lagoon in the coastal village of Panama, 360 kilometres east of the capital Colombo by road, a police spokesman said.

Trump to visit victims of unprecedented floods in Texas and Louisiana

Trump to visit victims of unprecedented floods in Texas and Louisiana

US President Donald Trump travels to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday to meet victims of catastrophic storm Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters in US history ...

Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases

Death toll from Mumbai floods jumps to 14, rain eases

Tuesday's deluge in Mumbai - nearly a month's average rainfall in a single day - had halted train services and led to flight cancellations.

Nepal rescues four rhinos swept away by floods to India

Nepal rescues four rhinos swept away by floods to India

At least four endangered rhinos that were swept away by floods into India have been rescued and brought back to their home in south-central Nepal, wildlife officials said Wednesday.

At least 700 people killed in South Asia floods

At least 700 people killed in South Asia floods

The confirmed death toll passed 700 and more than a million were driven from their homes as large swathes of South Asia reeled under monsoon floods on Sunday, officials said.

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.