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Fresh flood alert in southern India as monsoon death toll hits 244

Fresh flood alert in southern India as monsoon death toll hits 244

India issued a fresh flood alert Wednesday for parts of the southern state of Kerala, as the nationwide death toll from the annual monsoon deluge rose to at least 244.

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.

One million moved into camps, 184 dead in India monsoon floods

One million moved into camps, 184 dead in India monsoon floods

Indian authorities have moved around a million people into emergency camps in recent days as the death toll from monsoon floods jumped Monday to at least 184.

Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide

Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide

Dozens were still missing as authorities probed whether a nearby rock quarry could have played a role in the massive hillside collapse on Thursday.

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.

Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Delos Angeles is all smiles as she walks through brown floodwaters in a white gown and veil before her suited groom clad in flip-flops takes her to the altar.

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

The coastal state is battered by the annual monsoon every year but the rains have been particularly severe this season.

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Patients sat gingerly with their feet up at the Nalanda Medical College hospital in Bihar state when water gushed into the intensive care unit.

Monsoon rains kill at least 70 in northern India

Monsoon rains kill at least 70 in northern India

The death toll in the incessant rains since Thursday reached 70 on Sunday with reports that 77 people were injured.

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, a government official told AFP on Sunday ...

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.

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.