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Tag Archives: floods

Kerala flood toll hits 445

KOCHI, India, Aug 26, (AFP): The death toll from devastating floods in the southern Indian state of Kerala rose to 445 Sunday with the discovery …

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Flood toll tops 400 as waters ‘recede’ – Hunt for missing

KOCHI, India, Aug 20, (Agencies): Floodwaters receded in Kerala on Monday, leaving Indian rescuers the grim task of retrieving bodies as the death toll from …

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More bodies found in Kerala as toll hits 370

THRISSUR, India, Aug 19, (Agencies): Rescuers searched submerged villages in southwest India on Sunday in a desperate hunt for survivors after floods killed at least …

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India speeds flood rescue

TRIVANDRUM, India, Aug 18, (Agencies): Thousands of stranded people were waiting to be rescued Saturday and officials pleaded for more help as relentless monsoon floods …

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Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

Kochi, India, Aug 16, 2018 (AFP) -The death toll from floods in India’s tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on Thursday, as torrential rainfall …

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Thousands hit by storm spend Christmas in shelters

MANILA, Philippines, Dec 25, (Agencies): Tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region …

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Six die in rains lashing India’s business hub

Two toddlers were among at least six people who died after floods caused by heavy seasonal monsoon rains destroyed homes and disrupted traffic in India’s …

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Harvey horror

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug 30, (AP): Authorities found a shivering toddler clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas …

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Harvey unleashes catastrophic floods in Texas – ‘Recovery from disaster going to take years’

ROCKPORT, United States, Aug 27, (Agencies): Tropical Storm Harvey lashed central Texas with torrential rains on Sunday, unleashing “catastrophic” floods after the megastorm — the …

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More heavy rains forecast for Japan as death toll rises to 16

Japanese rescue crews took advantage of a break in the weather on Saturday to search for survivors of torrential rain, floods and landslides, as the …

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