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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.

Landslides and floods kill 18 in northern India

Landslides and floods kill 18 in northern India

At least 18 people were killed and another 15 to 20 were missing in landslides and other incidents on Sunday prompted by severe rainfall in India's mountainous northern states, officials said.

India monsoon floods kill more than 200

India monsoon floods kill more than 200

The death toll from India's monsoon floods climbed to 202 on Tuesday as heavy rainfall kept pounding coastal regions in the west and south.

Death toll from India floods rises to 100, hundreds of thousands evacuated

Death toll from India floods rises to 100, hundreds of thousands evacuated

Floods have killed at least 100 people and displaced hundreds of thousands across much of India with the southern state of Kerala worst hit, authorities said Saturday.

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc.

Thunderstorm, flooding, landslides kill 16 in Bangladesh

Thunderstorm, flooding, landslides kill 16 in Bangladesh

Lightning, rain-triggered flooding and landslides have killed at least 16 people in Bangladesh as parts of the South Asian country were deluged by heavy monsoon rain, officials said on Saturday.

Floods threaten Jam minaret, 12th century Afghan gem

Floods threaten Jam minaret, 12th century Afghan gem

Deadly floods sweeping Afghanistan have put the celebrated minaret of Jam -- one of the country's most revered cultural, architectural and historical treasures -- at risk of collapse, an official warned Saturday.

Floods in Indonesia kill 29, dozen missing

Floods in Indonesia kill 29, dozen missing

Floods sparked by torrential rains have killed 29 people in Indonesia with a dozen more still missing, officials said Monday, marking the latest calamity for a disaster-prone nation.

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.

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Authorities ordered tens of thousands of residents of the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as floodwaters entered the capital of oil-rich Khuzestan province ...

Afghanistan floods kill 17, worsen already desperate situation

Afghanistan floods kill 17, worsen already desperate situation

Heavy rains caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroying homes and sweeping through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said ...