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Philippines storm brings more floods, landslides


Two people were killed as another tropical storm swept across the Philippines on Wednesday, triggering landslides in the mountainous north and dumping more heavy rain on the flood-battered capital.


New storm threatens flood-hit Philippines


Philippine authorities warned on Monday an intensifying storm could bring more misery to the flood-battered capital and surrounding areas, where nearly half a million were in evacuation centres.

Disease alert as Philippines flood toll jumps to 85


Emergency relief officials and doctors deployed to flood devastated communities in the Philippines Sunday to prevent outbreaks of disease as the death toll jumped to 85.

Philippines rushes aid as floods kill 66


Philippine authorities scrambled to provide food and other emergency provisions on Saturday to more than two million people affected by widespread flooding, as the death toll rose to 66, officials said.

27 villages in Guj on alert after Narmada crosses danger mark

Around 27 villages of Gujarat's Narmada and Bharuch districts have been put on alert after water from the overflowing Narmada dam resulted in perennial river breaching the danger mark at Golden bridge

More than one million battle Philippine floods


More than one million people in and around the Philippine capital battled deadly floods on Wednesday amid relentless monsoon rains, with neck-deep waters trapping slum dwellers and the wealthy on roofs.

Philippine floods claims lives


At least five people were killed and seven were missing on Tuesday as torrential rains triggered a landslide and widespread flooding in the Philippine capital and nearby areas, officials said.

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Nine washed away in flash floods in Kerala


Nine persons, including five of a family, were washed away in flashfloods triggered by heavy rains in Kozhikode and Kannur districts in north Kerala, official sources said on Tuesday.

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Flood alert sounded as rivers overflow


Incessant rain lashed parts of North India on Sunday where many rivers were running above the danger mark. The capital Delhi recorded received 0.8 mm of rain.

During the past two days, incessant rain

UN body sends first food aid to flood-hit N. Koreans


The World Food Programme has said it is sending a first shipment of emergency food aid to flood-hit areas of North Korea, where torrential rain has killed scores of people and inundated cropland.


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