Overnight flash floods killed at least 43 people in northern Pakistan, the majority in a remote village that did not receive an evacuation warning before the waters hit washing away most of the settlement, officials said Sunday.
NEW DELHI: At least 93 people have been struck by lightning and killed in India over the past two days, disaster management officials said on Wednesday (Jun 22), as annual monsoon rains swept the country.
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Boletus edulis, king bolete or more the commonly known penny bun mushroom is becoming popular in Hanoi due to its supposed cooling properties that can reduce body heat.
The central and south central provinces from Binh Dinh to Binh Thuan have suffered hot weather with its peak temperature of 37 degrees Celsius at daytime, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday.
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Despite the onset of the monsoon in several parts of the country, India continues to reel under a brutal heat wave that has now lasted more than two months and claimed dozens of lives.
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The people in Ho Chi Minh City are building extra walls that block the front doors to prevent water from flooding their houses.
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Because of the influence of strong operation of the southwest monsoon, the territorial waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau, from Ca Mau to Kien Giang and Gulf of Thailand have suffered medium- heavy rains and thunderstorm, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday.
Rains cover over north, central and south of Vietnam. (Photo:SGGP)
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The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control yesterday reported that a cyclone with its strong operation swept through Luc Yen district of Yen Bai province on May 20.
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Many roads in Districts 1, 2, 3, Phu Nhuan and Binh Thanh were submerged after more than two hours of downpour due to an insufficient storm drain system. The city has been discussing many plans with huge investment proposals to fix the recurring flooding problem. But after years, images like these continue to be found across the city. Photo credit: Zing
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COLOMBO, May 18 - More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides triggered by more than three days of heavy rain in central Sri Lanka, disaster officials said on Wednesday as rescuers raced to find survivors and recover the dead.
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Thirty-four people were killed on Thursday in different locations and another 25 over the next two days around the country, disaster management department chief Reaz Ahmed told AFP.
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Four students from the central province of Khanh Hoa drowned when swimming in an area known for deadly rip currents on Wednesday.
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As young boys plunge into a murky dam to escape the blistering afternoon sun, guards armed with guns stand vigil at one of the few remaining water bodies in a state hit hard by India’s crippling drought.
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The production team of music video “That bat ngo“ (what a surprise!) won three highest prizes at the Devotion Music Awards 2016 which ended in Thanh Hoa Province on April 24.
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One of the government's most senior lawyers PS Narasimha told the Supreme Court that a quarter of the country's population, spread across 10 states, have been hit by drought after two consecutive years of weak monsoons.
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