Flash floods and mudslides have killed at least 53 people in the central and southern Philippines, the national disaster agency said on Wednesday, after days of heavy rains that have also hit neighbouring Southeast Asian countries.
India officially declared on Monday that nearly 6,000 people were missing a month after flash floods ravaged large parts of its northern state of Uttarakhand, but stopped short of saying they were presumed dead.
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Iraq will lose between 25-30 percent of its wheat harvest this year due to recent floods caused by heavy rains in south of the country, Iraq's Trade Minister said on Tuesday, estimating the loss at more than $200 million.
A Saudi court has jailed 21 people, including at least one government official, after houses were built on flood-prone land, leading to more than 100 deaths by drowning, local media reported on Thursday.
A car is driven through floodwater on a highway during a winter storm in Beirut, January 7.
Floods caused by heavy rain damaged properties and vehicles across the country, and caused the death of at least one man, according to local med
Bahrain has created a special fund prevent a repeat of flooding which caused chaos across the country last week, said a top government official.
BD400,000 ($1.05 million) has been set aside to ensure 50 tankers remain on permanent
At least 7.3 million homes and businesses on the US East Coast were without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Sandy tore down power lines, flooded networks and sparked an explosion at a Consolidated Edison substation on Manhattan's East River
The giant storm Sandy wreaked havoc on the New York City subway system, flooding tunnels, garages and rail yards and threatening to paralyze the nation's largest mass-transit system for days.
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Millions of people in the eastern US awoke on Tuesday to flooded homes, fallen trees and widespread power outages caused by the giant storm Sandy, which swamped the subway system and submerged streets in Manhattan.
At least 15 peo