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22 dead in floods, 60,000 displaced: govt official
22 dead in floods, 60,000 displaced: govt official

Torrential rains in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have killed at least 22 people and displaced tens of thousands of villagers over the past week.

22 dead in floods, 60,000 displaced: govt official
Storm flooded seven New York subway lines: city
Storm flooded seven New York subway lines: city

Surging seawater forced ashore by superstorm Sandy flooded seven New York subway tunnels and six bus garages in the worst disaster in the history of city transport, the network's chief said Tuesday.

Storm flooded seven New York subway lines: city
Deadly storm floods and blacks out Manhattan
Deadly storm floods and blacks out Manhattan

Hurricane Sandy sent crippling floods pouring onto New York streets Monday, provoking a power plant explosion, blacking out much of Manhattan and leaving widespread storm devastation.

Deadly storm floods and blacks out Manhattan
Flooded houses in Kostangeldy microregion. Snapshot from YouTube video
Electricity restored in flooded region of Zhezkazgan

The water was pumped out of 74 houses.

Electricity restored in flooded region of Zhezkazgan
Flooded houses in Kostangeldy microregion. Snapshot from YouTube video
Water pumped out from flooded houses in Zhezkazgan

32 houses in Kostangeldy microregion in Zhezkazgan were flooded on September 29.

Water pumped out from flooded houses in Zhezkazgan
Britain faces more floods as hundreds evacuated
Britain faces more floods as hundreds evacuated

Britain was bracing for more torrential rain on Wednesday as hundreds of people spent the night away from their flooded homes following two days of heavy downpours.

Britain faces more floods as hundreds evacuated
Relief as storm leaves Philippines
Relief as storm leaves Philippines

Tropical Storm Kai-tak blew out of the Philippines on Thursday, offering some relief for millions of people struggling to recover from a brutal few weeks of monsoon rains that claimed 109 lives.

Relief as storm leaves Philippines
Asian economies most at risk from natural disasters
Asian economies most at risk from natural disasters

Asian countries dominate a league table of economies most at risk from earthquakes, floods, storms and other natural hazards, according to research published on Wednesday.

Asian economies most at risk from natural disasters
Philippines storm brings more floods, landslides
Philippines storm brings more floods, landslides

A tropical storm slammed into the Philippines Wednesday, dumping heavy rains and causing renewed flooding and landslides in a nation hit by weeks of destructive monsoon weather.

Philippines storm brings more floods, landslides
Ernesto kills nine in Mexico
Ernesto kills nine in Mexico

Ernesto killed at least nine people in Mexico, officials said Friday, with the dissipating storm threatening more heavy rain and possible flooding.

Ernesto kills nine in Mexico
Philippine flood deaths climb to 60
Philippine flood deaths climb to 60

Weary farmers in the Philippines' farming heartland struggled amid their worst floods in decades on Friday, as the death toll from torrential rains that also pounded the capital rose to 60.

Philippine flood deaths climb to 60
Appeal to help two million Phillipine flood victims
Appeal to help two million Phillipine flood victims

Philippine authorities appealed Thursday for volunteers to help deliver food, water and other relief goods to two million people affected by deadly floods in and around the Philippine capital.

Appeal to help two million Phillipine flood victims
Philippine capital battles deadly floods
Philippine capital battles deadly floods

More than 800,000 people in and around the Philippine capital battled deadly floods Wednesday as more rain fell, with some slum dwellers stuck on shanty roofs and others wading through waist-deep water.

Philippine capital battles deadly floods
Floods bring Philippine capital to standstill
Floods bring Philippine capital to standstill

Torrential rains brought the Philippines capital to a standstill Tuesday, forcing at least 20,000 people to flee their homes as floodwaters covered half the sprawling city.

Floods bring Philippine capital to standstill
UN body sends first food aid to flood-hit N. Koreans
UN body sends first food aid to flood-hit N. Koreans

The World Food Programme has said it is sending a first shipment of emergency food aid to flood-hit areas of North Korea, where torrential rain has killed scores of people and inundated cropland.

UN body sends first food aid to flood-hit N. Koreans
Red Cross helps N. Korea flood victims as toll rises
Red Cross helps N. Korea flood victims as toll rises

The Red Cross had allocated almost $308,000 for victims of N. Korea's floods and storms, after state media reported 119 deaths and major crop damage in the food-scarce nation.

Red Cross helps N. Korea flood victims as toll rises
Beijing to 'strike' at critics after flood disaster
Beijing to 'strike' at critics after flood disaster

Authorities in Beijing said they would begin to "strike" out at online critics of the government response to recent record flooding, while declining again Thursday to release updated casualty tolls.

Beijing to 'strike' at critics after flood disaster
Beijing floods caused 'significant losses': official
Beijing floods caused 'significant losses': official

Weekend floods in Beijing caused "significant losses" and casualty numbers are still being tallied, the head of the worst-hit district has said, as residents of China's capital question the official toll.

Beijing floods caused 'significant losses': official
Russian President Vladimir Putin. ©RIA NOVOSTI
Putin tours Russia flood scene, berates officials

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited the scene of a recent flood that killed 172 people, berating officials for possibly deceiving him about the timeliness of their response.

Putin tours Russia flood scene, berates officials
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Kazakhstan President sent condolences to Russian citizens on the tragedy in South Russia

Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram with condolences to Vladimir Putin in relation to the disaster in South Russia that claimed over 150 lives.

Kazakhstan President sent condolences to Russian citizens on the tragedy in South Russia