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Seven fishermen missing as Typhoon Molave drenches Philippines

Yook - Searches were under way Monday for seven fishermen in the Philippines as a typhoon swept across the archipelago, flooding low-lying areas and forcing thousands of people into emergency shelters.

Floods kill 111 in central Vietnam, Storm Saudel on the way

Hanoi - More than 100 people have died and 20 others are missing in central Vietnam following weeks of severe flooding and landslides, authorities said Wednesday, as the country braced for yet another storm this weekend.

Nine rescuers dead after Vietnam landslide; heavy rains continue

Hue - Nine members of a rescue team have been found dead after a bid to save workers from a hydropower plant engulfed by a landslide in central Vietnam, authorities said Thursday.

Hunt for missing rescue team in flood-hit Vietnam, more rain forecast

Hanoi - A search operation has been launched for a missing rescue team as severe flooding and landslides battered central Vietnam, authorities said on Wednesday, as the country braced for further heavy rain.

Floods, rough seas kill 18 in Vietnam as fresh storm on the way

Hanoi - At least 18 people died and more than a dozen are missing after floods submerged homes in central Vietnam and rough seas capsized fishing boats, authorities said Monday, as another storm threatened fresh downpours.

Floods claim five lives in Vietnam and two Cambodians

Phnom Penh - Elderly residents and small children clung to inflatable tyres as soldiers and police used rope lines to get them to safety from rising floodwater on Saturday in Cambodia's western province of Battambang.

Highest Nile waters for a century swamp Sudan

Khartoum - On Sudan's Tuti Island, where the Blue and White Nile meet, the highest river waters since records began have left people struggling to hold back the rising floods.

Angry residents begin clean up in Karachi as rains lash South Asia

Karachi - Karachi residents began cleaning ruined homes and businesses Monday after catastrophic flooding sent rivers of filthy water cascading through Pakistan's largest city, while deadly monsoon weather continued to lash communities across South Asia.

Dozens dead as record rains lash Pakistan

Karachi - Dozens of people have been killed in accidents and floods caused by torrential rains that have lashed Pakistan for days on end, officials said Friday.

China floods force hundreds of thousands from homes

Bejing - Floods in mountainous southwest China have washed away roads and forced tens of thousands from their homes, with authorities warning Wednesday the giant Three Gorges Dam was facing the largest flood peak in its history.

Yemen's heritage battered first by bombs, then floods

Sanaa - Muddy waters lap overfoot in Sanaa's Old City, inhabited without interruption for more than 2,500 years but now facing disaster after floods that threaten the collapse of irreplaceable houses.

Growing toll from monsoon floods hampers South Asia virus efforts

New Delhi - The death toll from monsoon floods across South Asia has increased to more than 340 people over recent weeks, with villages still submerged and tens of thousands displaced as authorities battle with rising coronavirus cases.

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Dhaka - Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks.

China blows up dam in eastern province to ease flood risk

Bejing - Chinese authorities blew up part of a dam in eastern Anhui province to relieve flood pressure, local media reported, as heavy rains continue to swell rivers across parts of the country.

Indonesian rescuers hunt for dozens missing after floods kill 36

Makassar - Rescuers pulled bodies from under mud and debris Friday as they raced to find dozens still missing after flash floods killed at least 36 people on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.

Torrential rains unleash havoc in South Asia

Guwahati - Torrential monsoon rains swept across South Asia on Thursday, having killed more than 100 people in recent days and almost entirely flooding a massive park reserve, officials said.

Third of Bangladesh underwater as monsoon drenches region

Sunamganj - Almost four million people have been hit by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Tuesday, with a third of Bangladesh already underwater from some of the heaviest rains in a decade.

Flash floods kill 15 in Indonesia, dozens missing

Makassar - At least 15 people were killed and dozens missing after flash floods left hundreds of houses buried in mud on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said Tuesday.

China rushes to contain floods after record rainfall

Shanghai - Soldiers erected sandbag flood barriers in a city near China's largest freshwater lake after the heaviest rainfall in nearly six decades drenched the swollen Yangtze River basin.

Chinese rivers and lakes swell perilously as summer flood season crests

Shanghai - Floods across central and eastern China have left more than 140 people dead or missing and are swelling major rivers and lakes to record-high levels, with authorities warning that the worst was yet to come.

Japan PM pledges billions for flood-hit region

Apo - Japan will allocate $3.7 billion for the recovery of regions hit by devastating flooding and landslides that killed at least 72 people, the country's prime minister pledged Monday.

Japan rescuers battle to reach thousands trapped by floods

Takayama - Japanese emergency services and troops scrambled Thursday to reach people cut off by catastrophic flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage, with more torrential rain forecast.

Rain pounds central Japan as 58 feared dead in south

Kurume - Torrential rain pounded central Japan Wednesday as authorities said 58 people were feared dead in days of heavy downpours that have triggered devastating landslides and terrifying floods.

Brave Japanese rafters paddle against the floods

Apo - When torrential rain flooded his scenic neighbourhood in western Japan, Kentaro Oishi had no hesitation: he jumped in the inflatable normally used for taking tourists white-water rafting and paddled off to rescue stranded locals.

52 dead in Japan floods as more troops join rescue

Tsunagi - Japan will deploy more troops to search for survivors of devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 52 people in the southwest of the country, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Tuesday.

Rain hampers rescue efforts after deadly Japan floods

Kumamoto - Torrential rain hampered the efforts of tens of thousands of rescue workers in southwestern Japan Monday as they hunted for survivors from deadly floods and landslides, with more downpours forecast.

Ukraine flooding leaves three dead, hundreds homeless

Kiev - Three people have died and hundreds have fled their homes in western Ukraine following the worst flooding in a decade, authorities said Wednesday.

15 dead as torrential rain hits Brazil

S - At least 15 people have been killed in torrential rain that hit the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, triggering flash floods and destroying houses, authorities said Tuesday.

Dams overflow as Australia braces for more floods

Sydney - Dams near Sydney overflowed Thursday after days of torrential rain, as Australia braced for more storms expected to bring dangerous flash flooding to the country's east.

Downpours to end Australia bushfires within days

Sydney - Australia's months-long bushfires crisis will likely be over within days, officials said Monday as heavy rainfall extinguished several massive blazes and was forecast to douse dozens more as downpours swept south.
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Flooding from Hurricane Irene strikes a Vermont road
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High tide floods St. Mark's Square, Venice, Italy
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Couple viewing flood damage in England
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Flooded houses at Harbor Town in Memphis
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Residential flooding in Farmington, Ark. April 25, 2011
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High tide floods Venice, Italy
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Morganza Spillway, opened in May 2011, its first opening since 1973.
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Tree crushes two chimneys on Cranford New Jersey house during Hurricane Irene
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small SE Asian gila monster trying to escape the flood waters
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When the water began receding it was obvious that it had done so rearranging of items around the community.
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A closer view of the dirty water, mixed with mud and parts of belongings of different towns as it made its way from Toowoomba to Greenslopes, Brisbane.
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The flooded area of Fair Grounds Park in Loveland, Colorado
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People wade through flooded streets in Charsadda, Pakistan
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Flood damage along China s Yangtze River.
Flood damage along China's Yangtze River.
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a number of floods on the highway sys...
Torrential rains battered Toronto Monday July 8, 2013, causing a number of floods on the highway system and power outages that paralyzed the subway system.
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ECHO expert Evangelos Petratos walks among the destruction to try and meet survivors in Mindanao, Philippines
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Damage caused by the floods.
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Mississippi River flooding in Memphis, TN.
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Crossing Brisbane River, it is evident to see the level of the water has risen, covering the beginning of the restaurants and business.

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