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Floods recede, a lot left to clean

The flooding may have subsided, but the cleaning operation has just begun for residents in some parts of the city. Silt and waste from drains has accumulated in their homes and that needs to be cleane

Record levels of rain kill many in Beijing


The death toll from the heaviest rain to hit Beijing in over 60 years has risen to 37, Chinese state media reported on Sunday.

Xinhua news agency said more victims of the downpours which battered muc

Japan's flood-hit evacuees return home


Flood-hit evacuees in Japan began returning to their homes to begin a massive clean-up operation on Monday after record rainfall forced hundreds of thousands to flee and left at least 32 dead or missi

Russia’s deadly floods a new blow to Putin's image


The devastating floods that claimed at least 171 lives two months into President Vladimir Putin's third Kremlin term is expected to draw new attention to his handling of man-made and natural disasters.

Many killed in southern Russia floods disaster


Severe flash floods and a landslide in Russia's southern Krasnodar region have killed at least 103 people and affected nearly 13,000 in the area's worst natural disaster in decades, officials said o

Russia reels from floods as toll climbs to 150


Russia on Sunday scrambled to deal with the aftermath of devastating flash floods that killed at least 150 people and swept away homes in the southern Krasnodar region's worst natural disaster in hist

Floods kill 78 in southern Russia

Flash floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region have killed at least 78 people and affected nearly 13,000 in the area's worst natural disaster in decades, officials said Saturday.

Authorities disc

Flood alerts in UK as heavy rain sweeps in


Torrential rain pelted a large swath of Britain on Friday, flooding roads, canceling concerts and turning practice for the British Grand Prix into a puddle-churning ordeal. Authorities issued 145 floo

BWSSB delay may flood city

Should the monsoon see a revival and bring heavy rain to the city, there's little to stop neighbourhoods from being flooded this year as the BWSSB still does not have enough jetting machines to clean

Desilting devices, only after monsoon

In all probability, Bengaluru will flood again this monsoon. The city has an annual and predictable problem of flash floods once the rains start due to clogged drains, overflowing manholes and encroac

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