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North Korea on alert for downpour damages amid Covid crisis

June 28, 2022 1:13 pm

Typhoons and torrential rains in 2020 were among the difficulties that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said had created "multiple crises" at home, along with strict pandemic-related restrictions and UN sanctions.

Floodwaters force thousands to evacuate in western Canada

May 13, 2022 9:39 am

All 4,000 people in the Northwest Territories town of Hay River were ordered to evacuate as floodwaters reached the community's downtown area

South Africa launches relief for Durban flooding; 443 dead

April 19, 2022 9:10 pm

Declaring a national state of disaster, South Africa has allocated $67 million to help those hit by floods

Flooding continues in South Africa's Durban area; 259 dead

April 14, 2022 8:28 am

The death toll is expected to continue rising as search and rescue operations continue in KwaZulu-Natal province, officials said. The province is about to be declared a disaster area by the national government, said Ramaphosa.

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods rises to 43

April 13, 2022 9:23 am

At least 20 storms and typhoons batter the Philippines each year, mostly during the rainy season that begins around June. Some storms have hit even during the scorching summer months in recent years.

Heavy rains in Sydney flood downtown streets, trigger evacuations

April 07, 2022 5:24 pm

Sydney has received 1,227 mm (48 inches) of rain so far this year, more than its average annual rainfall of 1,213 mm. Over the next 24 hours, many coastal towns could get up to 180 mm (7 inches), the Bureau of Meteorology said.

Thousands evacuate worst Australian floods in decades

March 01, 2022 10:44 am

Australia's hottest and driest year on record was 2019 which ended with devastating wildfires across southeast Australia. The fires directly killed 33 people and another 400 people were killed by the smoke.

Major floods hit Australia's east coast, claiming 7 lives

February 28, 2022 10:12 am

The flooding in Brisbane and its surrounds is the worst since 2011 when the city of 2.6 million people was inundated by what was described as a once-in-a-century event.

Platform inviting nature-based solutions for water scarcity, flood risk launched

February 25, 2022 11:53 pm

The platform will support winners' solutions and help implement them on a pilot basis. Participants can send in their solutions by March 28.

Death toll from Brazil flooding rises in Bahia's 'worst disaster' ever

December 28, 2021 11:15 am

Rescue workers patrolled in small dinghies around the city of Itabuna, in southern Bahia, plucking residents from their homes, including some who escaped through second-floor windows.


Assam flood situation deteriorates, 10 lakh people affected

September 02, 2015 9:04 pm

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated as incessant rains pounded the state today and four more persons lost their lives in it as the calamity affected nearly 10 lakh people in over 2,000 villages.

Flood fury in Assam, Uttar Pradesh

August 18, 2014 12:26 pm

Monsoon floods wreak havoc in Uttar Pradesh and Assam leaving several homeless.


Kerala paralysed by floods

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Flooded Yamuna displaces around 14,000 in Delhi

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Close to 14,000 Delhi residents had to be moved out of their homes due to flooding in the Yamuna river. The water levels have since reduced.