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Himalayan glacier breaks in India, districts on high alert for flooding

Himalayan glacier breaks in India, districts on high alert for flooding

India put many of its northern districts on high alert on Sunday after the “breaking of a part” of a Himalayan glacier, officials said, with people being evacuated due to rising water levels in a river that the glacier feeds.

Qatar Charity provides relief aid to flood-hit areas in Sudan

Qatar Charity provides relief aid to flood-hit areas in Sudan

Qatar Charity has provided urgent relief to those affected by floods which swept large parts of West Kordofan in Sudan.

Hurricane Delta leaves at least two dead

Hurricane Delta leaves at least two dead

At least two people were killed in Louisiana, southern US, while more than 200,000 residents of three states were subjected to power outages due to hurricane Delta, which has been striking areas in the central Atlantic and northeastern United States for days.

200 killed in African floods

200 killed in African floods

Floods generated by exceptional rainfall have killed more than 200 people and affected over a million more, in a band of countries from Senegal to Sudan, the UN and local authorities said Friday.

Tens of thousands evacuated after Uzbekistan dam bursts

Tens of thousands evacuated after Uzbekistan dam bursts

Uzbek authorities on Sunday launched a criminal probe after a major dam burst, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people from flooded homes there and in Kazakhstan.

Three students found dead in flooded Indonesian cave

Three students found dead in flooded Indonesian cave

Three university students were found dead in a cave in Indonesia after they were trapped inside by flood waters, officials said Monday.

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.

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.

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the search Saturday for scores more feared missing.

Helicopters rescue passengers on stranded Indian train

Helicopters rescue passengers on stranded Indian train

Indian navy helicopters and emergency service boats came to the rescue of about 700 people stuck on a train caught in floods near Mumbai on Saturday.

Flash floods kill at least 50 in Indonesia's Papua

Flash floods kill at least 50 in Indonesia's Papua

Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 50 people, an official said Sunday, as rescuers raced to help dozens of other victims of the disaster.

'Worst over': Australia begins flood clean-up

'Worst over': Australia begins flood clean-up

Weary residents in Australia's flood-hit northeast returned home Wednesday to begin a massive clean-up after almost two weeks of heavy rain, as the wild weather moved south to inundate more towns.