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Mekong Delta sinking as groundwater gets depleted

The Mekong Delta is subsiding faster than the rise in sea level, causing urban flooding, and humans are to blame.

Kindness shines through the chaos as Saigon grapples with flooded streets

A heavy downpour early Tuesday flooded many Saigon streets. Chaos ensued, but there were heartening scenes, too.

Japan issues evacuation advisories as typhoon Jebi approaches

Japan issued evacuation advisories for almost 300,000 people and canceled hundreds of flights as typhoon Jebi roared north on Tuesday.
September 04, 2018 | 01:25 pm GMT+7

Six dead, thousands evacuated in Taiwan floods

Six people have been killed by floodwaters in Taiwan, officials said Saturday, after days of heavy rain forced thousands to evacuate their homes.
August 25, 2018 | 11:55 am GMT+7

Hanoi considers evacuation of 14,000 households after heavy rains

Vietnam is considering evacuating over 14,000 households in Hanoi amid flooding concerns.
August 01, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged Japan

A powerful storm slammed into central Japan on Sunday, bringing heavy rains as it churned across western areas already devastated by floods and landslides.
July 29, 2018 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam donates $200,000 for dam collapse relief efforts in Laos

Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday handed $200,000 in aid to Laos as it struggled with a dam collapse disaster.
July 27, 2018 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Floods from Laos dam collapse force evacuations in Cambodia

Thousands of villagers downstream in Cambodia have been forced to flee as the water held back by the dam flowed south.
July 26, 2018 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

S Korea firm says Laos dam damage found day before collapse

The South Korean firm said it had sent a crisis team to the site, dispatching helicopters, boats and rescue workers.
July 25, 2018 | 09:33 am GMT+7

4,000 face starvation in flood-battered Vietnam province

28 villages in the mountainous provice of Lai Chau are still isolated 10 days after floods swept.
July 08, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Residents pick up the pieces after floods, landslides in northern Vietnam

People struggle to return to normal daily lives after devastation wrought by rain, floods and landslides.
June 26, 2018 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

With warning drums and river clean-ups, Indonesian women head off disasters

Women can play a crucial role in minimizing the risks for their families and neighbors, experts say.
May 01, 2018 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Global warming will expose millions more to floods

In Asia, floods will affect 70 to 156 million by 2040. 
January 11, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Tourists paddle to safety after Storm Damrey drowns Hoi An

Some parts of Vietnam's popular ancient tourist town are under 1.5 meters (5 feet) of water.
November 05, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

From Bhutan to Cambodia, early warning saves lives in floods

'With extreme weather events becoming more frequent and erratic, access to real-time, accurate information can save lives.'
October 25, 2017 | 02:39 pm GMT+7
 
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