Cyclone Chapala, a storm gathering in the Arabian Sea, is heading for Yemen and Oman and may cause floods, landslides and infrastructure damage in countries that are ill-prepared for such weather, the UN climate agency said on Friday.
Flash floods caused by torrential rain along part of the French Riviera killed at least 13 people and left several others missing, officials said Sunday.
The downpour hit the Alpes-Maritimes region on Saturday evening, with the re
Two express trains were partially swept off a flooded bridge over a river in central India overnight, killing at least 20 people and injuring 100, the government said on Wednesday.
Divers using gas cutters pulled out passengers tr
At least 75 people have died and tens of thousands have had to take refuge in state-run relief camps after heavy rains caused floods and landslides in eastern India, government officials and aid groups said on Monday.
Three Asian nations have been shotlisted for Arabian Travel Market's (ATM) annual New Frontiers Recovery Awards.
The shortlisted destinations Japan, Nepal and India have been recognised for dealing with the dual trauma of sign
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.