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Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

The monsoon, which lasts from June to September, causes widespread death and destruction across South Asia each year.

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

A landslide killed a woman and at least seven children in Nepal over the weekend as officials issued warnings on Monday of the risk of more landslides and flash floods due to torrential rain.

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Flash floods in Vietnam have now claimed at least 19 lives, the government said on Sunday, as residents in affected areas sought safety in higher ground.

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said Thursday.

'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.

Girl killed in landslide at Rohingya refugee camp

Girl killed in landslide at Rohingya refugee camp

Pre-monsoon showers lashed the refugee camps on Friday after a week of thunderstorms, with strong winds sending some tarpaulin roofs of the temporary shelters housing the refugees flying.

Death toll in Central Java landslide rises to 11

Death toll in Central Java landslide rises to 11

Indonesian rescue workers on Sunday recovered three more bodies from the landslide that buried farmers in Central Java province late last week, bringing the death toll to 11.

Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province

Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province

At least 26 people were killed while several residents were missing in an island province in central Philippines after tropical storm Kai-tak brought heavy rains that triggered landslides, local authorities and media said on Sunday.

Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

Fourteen feared dead in Malaysian landslide

Two workers were found dead and 12 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said.

Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide

Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide

A landslide struck some 34 homes in southwest China on Monday, killing two people and leaving another 25 missing in the latest natural disaster to hit the country, state media reported.

New mudslide hits barely recovering Swiss town

New mudslide hits barely recovering Swiss town

Germany's N-TV news station and Switzerland's Blick newspaper showed video images of a river of mud flowing through tiny Bondo in the eastern Grisons canton, near the Swiss-Italian border.

14 people missing after landslide strikes Swiss valley

14 people missing after landslide strikes Swiss valley

Rescue crews are searching for up to 14 people including Germans, Austrians and Swiss missing for more than a day after a landslide struck a remote Swiss mountain valley near the Italian border, police said on Thursday.