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Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

Even as the rains let up, authorities warned the downpours had loosened earth on hillsides and mountain slopes.

At least 64 killed in Japan after 'unprecedented' rain, dozens missing

Evacuation orders remained in place for some 2 million people and another 2.3 million were advised to evacuate.

Twenty dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

'The number of casualties is expected to increase as we are still in the middle of collecting information.'
July 07, 2018 | 07:33 pm GMT+7

Households evacuated in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta amid rising erosion risk

Just five days earlier, land erosion in Ca Mau Province sank three houses and badly damaged another.
June 17, 2018 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Life among the ruins: Chinese village 10 years after quake

The 2008 Sichuan earthquake has left the Radish Village in desolation over the years.
May 10, 2018 | 05:17 pm GMT+7

Major quake hits Hawaii, prompts further volcano eruptions

'This is in almost exactly the same location as the deadly 1975 M 7.1 quake.'
May 05, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

77 killed as powerful dust storms ravage north India

Most of the victims were hit by falling walls, trees and electric pylons and houses that collapsed.
May 03, 2018 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Tropical depression grows into storm en route to southern Vietnam

Bolaven, the year’s first storm, is forecast to ravage the south central coast from Wednesday.
January 03, 2018 | 11:13 am GMT+7

Southern Vietnam braces for first storm of 2018

A tropical depression near the southern Philippines is forecast to develop into a storm and head west to southern Vietnam.
January 02, 2018 | 07:12 pm GMT+7

Philippines storm death toll tops 200, tens of thousands displaced

Storm Tembin, which is entering Vietnamese waters, has swept through the Philippines and killed at least 200 on the way. 
December 24, 2017 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Mass evacuations in southern Vietnam as Typhoon Tembin nears

Students have been told to stay at home and around 650,000 people are being evacuated in southern Vietnam. 
December 24, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017

The world is currently on track for its third warmest year in modern times.
December 21, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7

In Jakarta, flood-hit slum residents aim for a higher, drier future

Jakarta, a coastal city built on a swampy plain, faces no end of flood worries, not least because roughly 40 percent of its land sits below sea level.
December 12, 2017 | 09:37 am GMT+7

363 dead, missing in Vietnam this year amid poor weather forecasting: PM

Inaccurate forecasts and inadequate preparations have been blamed for huge damages from disasters in Vietnam.
November 18, 2017 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

Typhoon Damrey kills 106 in Vietnam, reservoirs brimming

As residents of central Vietnam are cleaning up after Damrey, more flooding looms with water being released from 49 reservoirs.
November 08, 2017 | 10:28 pm GMT+7
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