29 Jul 2016

Over 100 dead in South Asia monsoon flooding

More than 100 people are killed in monsoon floods in South Asia, as torrential rain causes chaos in several countries. Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced, with many rescued from rising waters and housed in shelters. Source: Over 100 dead in South Asia monsoon flooding – BBC News

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24 Jul 2016

China floods: More than 150 killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated

“Floods in north and central China have killed at least 150 people, with scores missing and hundreds of thousands forced from homes, officials say.” Source: China floods: More than 150 killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated – BBC News

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23 Jul 2016

Heavy rain in China kills at least 24, millions evacuated

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 24 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday. The government of Henan province in central China told the Xinhua news agency that 15 people were killed and eight were missing after thunderstorms and strong winds forced 7.2

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21 Jul 2016

At Least 75 Dead, Missing in Recent China Flooding

China says at least 75 people have died or gone missing since Monday in massive floods across the country’s north. The figures released by the Civil Affairs Ministry on Thursday come amid some of the worst flooding in years, fed by constant downpours. Already, 576 people have been recorded as dead

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11 Jul 2016

Floods kill 22 people in India, 170,000 homeless

“Flash floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 22 people in India and forced more than 170,000 from their homes, officials said on Monday, as forecasters predicted more downpours in coming days.” Source: Floods kill 22 people in India, 170,000 homeless | Reuters

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03 Jul 2016

Pakistan floods kill 28, including worshippers at mosque

“Flash floods triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in northern Pakistan, officials said on Sunday, including some who were swept away while praying at a mosque.” Source: Pakistan floods kill 28, including worshippers at mosque | Reuters

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27 Jun 2016

24 Dead in West Virginia Flooding as Obama Approves Federal Aid

“With the missing accounted for in all but one county, West Virginia has begun turning its attention to recovery after disastrous floods killed at least 24 people and rendered many more homeless. The deluge tore through roads and bridges and knocked out utilities that still haven’t been restored in some

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24 Jun 2016

14 Dead in West Virginia Flooding, Body of Missing Child Found

“The body of a child who was swept away in fast-moving floodwaters in West Virginia was found today as the death toll rose to 14. The Ravenswood Fire Department said rescuers found the child’s body at 10:45 a.m. today, about a mile from where he was last seen in Jackson

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19 Jun 2016

Flash floods kill 24 in Indonesia, thousands of homes damaged

“Flash floods and landslides killed 24 people in Indonesia’s Central Java province, officials said on Sunday, forcing residents to evacuate to safer areas as torrential rains damaged thousands of homes.” Source: Flash floods kill 24 in Indonesia, thousands of homes damaged | Reuters

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06 Jun 2016

Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homes

“Sri Lankan police were Monday racing to defuse unexploded bombs that fell on villages near the capital overnight and destroyed hundreds of homes, after a huge and deadly fire at an ammunition depot.” Source: Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homes

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