Gulf Times - landslides
Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

Florence slowly crawled over South and North Carolina, dumping heavy rains on already flood-swollen river basins that authorities warned could bring more death and destruction.

Japan toll 44 after strong quake, no more missing

Japan toll 44 after strong quake, no more missing

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said no one was left on a missing list, which suggested the figure could be the final death toll.

Hunt for survivors as Japan quake toll rises to 30

Hunt for survivors as Japan quake toll rises to 30

The majority of the dead are from the small rural town of Atsuma, where a cluster of dwellings were wrecked when a hillside collapsed from the force of the earthquake.

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

The National Weather Service dropped all warnings for Lane, but a local flash-flood warning remained in effect.

Focus shifts to rescue as rain abates in flood-hit Kerala

Focus shifts to rescue as rain abates in flood-hit Kerala

Incessant downpours since August 8 have caused the worst floods in a century in the southwestern state.

Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said Saturday, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on.

Rains, landslides kill 24, displace thousands in Kerala state

Rains, landslides kill 24, displace thousands in Kerala state

The June-September rains in Kerala state have cost 175 lives and damaged crops worth 3.42bn rupees ($49.81mn).

Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon

Disaster-hit Japan braces for powerful typhoon

A powerful typhoon buffeted Japan's eastern coast on Saturday evening, prompting local authorities to issue early evacuation orders, with western areas recently devastated by floods and landslides ...

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon Jongdari is currently packing winds of nearly 200 kilometres an hour and is forecast to hit the country's main island on Saturday night.

Six killed in week of heavy rains in the Philippines

Six killed in week of heavy rains in the Philippines

More than 12,000 people were also forced to flee their homes due to floods, according to the national disaster risk management council.

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.