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Rains, floods, tears: weekend landslides shatter lives in central Vietnam

Nha Trang authorities and residents were not prepared for the speed with which disaster struck last weekend.

Deadly floods hit southwest France

At least 11 people died when violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwest France on Monday.

Saigon downpour submerges roads, gets weekend off to a dismal start

Torrential rains Friday flooded several streets in Saigon, stalling many engines and worsening traffic congestion.
September 28, 2018 | 07:19 pm GMT+7

Weekend downpour drenches Saigon in traffic chaos

After a heavy downpour inundated several Saigon streets Saturday, bedlam ensued as many waterlogged engines shut down.
September 09, 2018 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 
September 08, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Floods destroy homes, roads in border province

Heavy downpours have completely wrecked many houses and buildings in Muong Lat District, Thanh Hoa Province. 
September 03, 2018 | 08:58 pm GMT+7

Onam celebration in Saigon fetes Indian diversity

Onam@Saigon in Vietnam was a vibrant celebration of Indian diversity that raised funds for flood victims in Kerala.
September 03, 2018 | 08:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese engineer fined for spreading false dam breach rumor

An engineer has been fined for spreading panic by saying a dam breach could flood a central Vietnam town.
September 02, 2018 | 12:50 pm GMT+7

Myanmar dam breach floods 85 villages, drives thousands from homes

As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway.
August 30, 2018 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Focus shifts to rescues as rain abates in India's flood-hit Kerala

Torrential rain finally let up in India’s flood-hit Kerala state on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families. 
August 20, 2018 | 08:38 am GMT+7

HCMC urged to spend $6.7 mln to prevent airport flooding

Municipal agency says preventing flooding at the Tan Son Nhat Airport is an “urgent and vital” task.
August 19, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam braces for yet another tropical storm

Storm Bebinca could deposit 250-350mm of rainfall on northern Vietnam when it hits the region on Thursday.
August 13, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Landmine risk for thousands displaced by floods in Laos

Thousands of people in Laos, are sheltering in areas contaminated by landmines as floods and mud hamper aid delivery.
August 08, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Floods hit Mekong Delta farmers after Laos dam bursts

Thousands of hectares of crops have been damaged in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta as flooding has come earlier than expected.
August 01, 2018 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

As the rains stop and water recedes, trash floods Hanoi commune

A commune in the capital city is struggling with waves of trash washed out from other areas.
July 30, 2018 | 04:58 pm GMT+7
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