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Heavy rains kill 36 in DR Congo capital

Thirty-six people died in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa after torrential overnight rains, with some swept away by landslides, a top city official said Tuesday, giving a provisional toll.
A resident walks past debris from a partially damaged building after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the night before in the city of Digos, Davao del Sur province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 17, 2019. – A child was killed in the strong 6.4-magnitude quake that hit the southern Philippines on October 16, a local mayor said, as houses collapsed, power was knocked out and a shopping mall burst into flames. (Photo by Manman Dejeto / AFP)

Five dead in Philippine quake

Five people were killed and dozens were injured after a powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippines, authorities said Thursday.
Fire department workers (C) evacuate residents from a flooded area in Kawagoe, Saitama prefecture on October 13, 2019, one day after Typhoon Hagibis swept through central and eastern Japan. STR - JIJI PRESS - AFP

14 dead, nine missing as Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan

At least 14 people were killed and nine others missing after Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan, officials said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to reach people trapped by catastrophic flooding.
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Typhoon leaves thousands of South Korean homes without electricity

Typhoon winds toppled trees, grounded planes and left thousands of South Korean homes without electricity on Saturday as a powerful storm system brushed up against the Korean Peninsula.
Japan has been hit by heavy rain as the country braces for a severe tropical storm with hundreds of flights cancelled and large areas evacuated.

Japan storm turns deadly, snarls holiday travel

A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides, flooding, and sparked evacuation advisories and travel chaos at a peak holiday period.
India residents stand on the shore as Periyar river flooded following monsoon rains at Aluva, in the Indian state of Kerala, on August 16, 2018. The death toll from floods in India's tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on August 16, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, officials told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / -

India floods kill more than 270, displace one million

Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.
Indian officials say at least 42 people have been killed in landslides and flooding caused by heavy rains.

At least 42 killed in Indian landslides, flooding

Indian officials say at least 42 people have been killed in landslides and flooding caused by heavy rains.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo replicates emergency management agency in local councils

Edo State Government on Thursday inaugurated the Local Government Disaster Management Committee (LEMC) saddled with the responsibility of providing prompt responses to disasters/emergencies at the local level ahead of the state government officials.
At least 36 people have died in a landslide that struck a village in southwest China, with 15 others still missing days after the disaster hit, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

Death toll in southwest China landslide rises to 36

At least 36 people have died in a landslide that struck a village in southwest China, with 15 others still missing days after the disaster hit, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

No fewer than 24 people swept away by flood in Kashmir

Flash flooding and landslides caused by heavy rain have claimed at least 24 in Pakistan administered Kashmir on Monday, officials said.
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50 killed in Nepal landslides, floods

At least 50 people have been killed by flash floods and landslides caused by monsoon rains in Nepal, the country’s home ministry has said.
Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, according to officials, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India.

More deaths in monsoon-hit Nepal due to flooding, landslides

Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, according to officials, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India.
This aerial picture taken on Apr 27, 2019 shows a general view of submerged buildings after heavy rain caused flooding in Bengkulu on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. (AFP-Diva Marha)

Floods in Indonesia kill dozens, thousands displaced

Floods sparked by torrential rains have killed nearly 40 in Indonesia with a dozen more still missing, officials said Monday, marking the latest calamity for a disaster-prone nation.
A fallen tree is pictured on April 25, 2019 in Moroni after tropical storm Kenneth hit Comoros before heading to recently cyclone-ravaged Mozambique. – Cyclone Kenneth passed the Indian Ocean archipelago nation Comoros today but its effects, including high winds and heavy rains, were still being felt, the country’s Meteorological Office wrote on Facebook. (Photo by Ibrahim YOUSSOUF / AFP)

Mozambique braces for cyclone Kenneth

Mozambique was bracing for a powerful cyclone to make landfall on Thursday, just one month after another cyclone devastated the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe leaving more than 1,000 dead.
Residents carry their belongings as they wade through flood water in Sentani, near Jayapura, Papua province [EPA]

Indonesia flood death toll crosses 100, dozens still missing

The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing, the disaster agency said on Wednesday.
The death toll from flash floods and mudslides, triggered by days of torrential downpours in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides, triggered by days of torrential downpours in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.
No fewer than 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua.

Baby missing due to flood reunited with dad

A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Indonesia has been reunited with his father after the disaster killed the rest of their family, officials said on Monday, as the death toll hit 77.
People dig through mud beside an Mi-17 helicopter belonging to Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency following flash floods in Sentani near the provincial capital of Jayapura, Indonesia’s eastern Papua province, on March 17, 2019. Flash floods in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province have killed at least 50 people, an official said on March 17, as rescuers battled mud, rocks and fallen trees in the hunt for survivors. Netty Dharma Somba / AFP

Flash floods kill at least 58 in Indonesia’s Papua

Flash floods in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province have killed at least 58 people, an official said Sunday, as rescuers battled mud, rocks and fallen trees in the hunt for survivors.

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