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Met Dept warns of strong winds, thundery rain offshore

Met Dept warns of strong winds, thundery rain offshore

Weather inshore tonight until 6am on Thursday will be some clouds, mild by night, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.

More rains expected over weekend: Met

More rains expected over weekend: Met

Wet weather is likely to return to the country this weekend as the Met department has said thundershowers are expected in the southern parts of Qatar on Friday along with strong winds.

Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Delos Angeles is all smiles as she walks through brown floodwaters in a white gown and veil before her suited groom clad in flip-flops takes her to the altar.

Niger floods leave 22 dead and thousands homeless

Niger floods leave 22 dead and thousands homeless

Twenty-two people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding, authorities said.

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Patients sat gingerly with their feet up at the Nalanda Medical College hospital in Bihar state when water gushed into the intensive care unit.

Monsoon rains kill at least 70 in northern India

Monsoon rains kill at least 70 in northern India

The death toll in the incessant rains since Thursday reached 70 on Sunday with reports that 77 people were injured.

Laos dam collapse leaves 19 dead, 3,000 need to be rescued

Laos dam collapse leaves 19 dead, 3,000 need to be rescued

The Vientiane Times said about 19 people have been "found dead", more than 3,000 "require rescue" and about 2,851 have been saved.

Japan PM meets rain disaster survivors, pledges more aid

Japan PM meets rain disaster survivors, pledges more aid

The toll from the record rainfall has continued to rise, as rescue workers dig through the debris and find the remains of dozens of people reported missing.

15 dead in monsoon floods, landslides in India

15 dead in monsoon floods, landslides in India

Landslides swept at least nine people to their deaths in Manipur in India's remote and hilly northeast, said the state's chief minister Nongthombam Biren.

Japan PM meets evacuees in flood disaster zone

Japan PM meets evacuees in flood disaster zone

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met some of the thousands of people still in shelters during a trip to the flood-ravaged Okayama area.

'Unprecedented' rain kills at least 66 people in Japan

'Unprecedented' rain kills at least 66 people in Japan

Kurashiki, with a population of just under 500,000, has been hit hardest by the torrential rains that pounded some parts of western Japan.

Delhi's summer of discontent: anger, killings over water

Delhi's summer of discontent: anger, killings over water

India faces the worst long-term water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods could be at risk.