TOKYO: A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea after largely sparing the capital,…
HANOI: Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam killed 37 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the country from flooding, the disaster prevention agency said on Thursday. Forty people were missing and 21 others were…
KATHMANDU: Monsoon floods and landslides have killed at least 94 people across Nepal and India but officials fear that figure could rise sharply as rescuers search for dozens believed lost under mud and in submerged villages. Authorities…
DHAKA: Heavy monsoon rains and landslides have killed at least 77 people in southeast Bangladesh, burying many in their homes as they slept, authorities said on Tuesday. Three young children from the same family were among those killed…
JAKARTA, INDONESIA: The death toll from a series of landslides and flash floods in Indonesia climbed to 19 on Wednesday, an official said, including several children found by rescuers scouring for survivors.
KATHMANDU, NEPAL: At least 58 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal, the government said on Wednesday.
HEBEI, CHINA: Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.
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.
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Friday airlifted more than 500 tourists stranded in Gilgit and adjoining areas to Rawalpindi through C-130 jets as part of an emergency fight operation, ARY News reported.
PESHAWAR: Rescuers were struggling Wednesday to reach 23 people buried by a landslide in the north after heavy rains on the weekend that authorities said have killed at least 92.