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90 dead, 34 missing in central Vietnam floods, landslides

90 dead, 34 missing in central Vietnam floods, landslides

Floods, landslides and other natural disasters triggered by downpours have left 90 people dead and 34 others missing in Vietnam's central region over the past two weeks.

Floods in northern Afghanistan leave more than 100 dead

Floods in northern Afghanistan leave more than 100 dead

Rescue workers in Afghanistan searched Wednesday for survivors of flash floods that killed at least 100 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in a city north of Kabul, officials said.

Red Cross trains thousands of N Koreans to help cope with coronavirus, floods

Red Cross trains thousands of N Koreans to help cope with coronavirus, floods

The Red Cross has been training more than 43,000 volunteers to North Korea, including to the locked-down city of Kaesong, to help fight the novel coronavirus and provide flood assistance ...

South Korea floods, landslides kill 26 as heavy rains continue

South Korea floods, landslides kill 26 as heavy rains continue

At least 26 people have died after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country's longest monsoon in seven years causing more flooding, landslides and evacuations on Saturday.

China says 33 rivers hit record levels as floods situation remains 'grim'

China says 33 rivers hit record levels as floods situation remains 'grim'

As many as 33 rivers in China have risen to their highest levels in history during the current wave of floods, a senior water ministry official said on Monday, as regions across the country brace for another ‘grim’ ...

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides that killed at least 40 people and displaced thousands in western Nepal, officials said on Saturday.

34 feared dead in Japan floods

34 feared dead in Japan floods

About 34 people are either confirmed or feared dead -- including 14 at a nursing home -- after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods and mudslides, authorities said on Sunday.

Floods in India's Assam force a million from their homes

Floods in India's Assam force a million from their homes

Heavy flooding triggered by monsoon rains has forced more than a million people to flee their homes in the northeast Indian state of Assam, authorities said on Monday ...

More than 200,000 hit by Congo floods

More than 200,000 hit by Congo floods

More than 200,000 people have been affected by floods that have ravaged Republic of Congo since last year, authorities said Saturday.

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

Parts of Australia's east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding.

Four people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain

Four people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain

Four people have been killed and over 1,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, train networks

Two killed in landslides, floods caused by storm Bailu in Philippines

Two killed in landslides, floods caused by storm Bailu in Philippines

Two people were killed in landslides and floods caused by tropical storm Bailu in the northern Philippines, local authorities said on Saturday.