MUMBAI: Rescuers battled through floods swamping India's mega city of Mumbai Wednesday to evacuate thousands of stranded people, after heavy rain triggered inundations that have left three dead. Days of intense monsoon downpours have…
ROCKPORT, Texas: The most powerful hurricane to hit the US state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per…
DHAKA: Bangladesh and India are mounting a major rescue effort for a wild elephant struggling to survive after it was separated from its herd by floods and then washed across the border.
HEBEI, CHINA: Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.
SUKKUR: A 30 feet wide breach developed in Korai Canal near Pannu Aqil in district Sukkur submerging around 10 villages in the area on Saturday, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister House has sent an alert to the Sindh chief secretary that interior Sindh and Karachi will have extraordinary rains during the forthcoming monsoon which can cause floods in Karachi.
PARIS: The Louvre museum in flood-hit Paris said it would close on Friday to evacuate artworks held in its underground reserves as the River Seine began to burst its banks.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's president mourned the island's "devastating loss" Wednesday as the death toll from three days of torrential rain and landslides rose to 37, with more than 150 missing and rescuers still pulling bodies from the mud.
PESHAWAR: At least six persons lost their lives in rain-related incidents in northwestern parts of the country, ARY News reported.
BERLIN: The influx of asylum seekers into Germany, especially from cricket-mad Pakistan and Afghanistan, has created an unexpected boom for the sport in a country where football has long been king.