Gulf Times - heavy-rains
Heavy rains threaten floods in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Heavy rains threaten floods in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Heavy rains pounded northern Mozambique on Saturday, fuelling fears of flooding two days after a cyclone hit the coast, flattened buildings and knocked out communications.

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday.

11,000 Syrian children face 'miserable' conditions due to heavy rains

11,000 Syrian children face 'miserable' conditions due to heavy rains

Harsh winter weather and torrential rains in Syria's north-western province of Idlib have left some 11,000 displaced Syrian children in difficulties, a charity group warned on Thursday.

Record rains in Tunisia leave four dead, damage roads

Record rains in Tunisia leave four dead, damage roads

Saturday's storm caused water levels in some areas to rise as much as 1.7 metres, as bridges and roads were damaged in record rains.

Philippines typhoon toll hits 81, expected to rise

Philippines typhoon toll hits 81, expected to rise

Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.

Troops called to Kerala state as flood toll rises

Troops called to Kerala state as flood toll rises

Hundreds of extra troops were deployed in the southern state, as the government issued a "red alert" over the region's worst floods in decades.

Kerala on rain red alert as floods close Kochi airport

Kerala on rain red alert as floods close Kochi airport

Authorities have opened the gates of 34 reservoirs as water reached dangerous levels.

39 dead as monsoon floods devastate India's Kerala state

39 dead as monsoon floods devastate India's Kerala state

The death toll had climbed to 39 since the heavy rains hit the state on August 8, with the fatalities reported in accidents like drowning and landslides.

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.

Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt

Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt

The train, with over 360 people on board, was travelling from the Edirne region on the Greek and Bulgarian borders to Istanbul's Halkali station.

Heavy rains disrupt traffic, trains and schools in Mumbai

Heavy rains disrupt traffic, trains and schools in Mumbai

Weather officials warned that heavy rainfall was expected for the next four days.

Nineteen dead following heavy rains in central Pakistan

Nineteen dead following heavy rains in central Pakistan

At least 19 people are dead and scores more injured in the wake of heavy monsoon rains in the central Pakistani province of Punjab.