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Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency
Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency

Torrential rains and flooding have killed 81 people in Pakistan over the past two weeks and affected almost 300,000, the disaster management agency said Tuesday, warning of more bad weather to come.

Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency
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Almaty hit by heavy rain and windstorm

Heavy rains and winds have hit Kazakhstan's Almaty in the past two days.

Almaty hit by heavy rain and windstorm
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Kazakhstan's Internet users make fun of Astana's bad weather

Kazakhstan’s Internet users are making fun of the torrential rains that hit Astana in mid-May.

Kazakhstan's Internet users make fun of Astana's bad weather
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Heavy rains in Kokshetau

Heavy rains flooded 145 private houses and cellars of public institutions in Kokshetau on Monday.

Heavy rains in Kokshetau
Heatstroke kills three in Japan, thousands hospitalised
Heatstroke kills three in Japan, thousands hospitalised

Sweltering temperatures across Japan have left at least three people dead while 3,000 others were rushed to hospital due to heatstroke, officials said.

Heatstroke kills three in Japan, thousands hospitalised
Ancient town under water as downpours hit central China
Ancient town under water as downpours hit central China

One of China's renowned ancient towns was under water Wednesday as heavy rain hit the centre of the country, with tens of thousands of people evacuated from the area.

Ancient town under water as downpours hit central China
Deadly typhoon shuts down Philippine capital
Deadly typhoon shuts down Philippine capital

Typhoon Rammasun shut down the Philippine capital on Wednesday as authorities said the first major storm of the country's brutal rainy season claimed at least four lives and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate.

Deadly typhoon shuts down Philippine capital
Ivory Coast rainy season death toll reaches 39
Ivory Coast rainy season death toll reaches 39

Flooding and landslides during the Ivory Coast's rainy season have killed 39 people over the last month, officials said.

Ivory Coast rainy season death toll reaches 39
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Gale warning for several regions in Kazakhstan

Gale warning has been issued for several regions of Kazakhstan.

Gale warning for several regions in Kazakhstan
Flooding in Paraguay sends thousands fleeing to shelters
Flooding in Paraguay sends thousands fleeing to shelters

Flooding has forced the evacuation of about 150,000 people in Paraguay's capital city Asuncion, authorities said.

Flooding in Paraguay sends thousands fleeing to shelters
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Flash floods kill over 50 in in north Afghanistan: officials

Flash floods have killed more than 50 people in northern Afghanistan, washing away hundreds of houses and forcing thousands to flee, provincial authorities said.

Flash floods kill over 50 in in north Afghanistan: officials
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Shymkent flooded by rain

Heavy rains have flooded dozens of houses in Shymkent, in southern Kazakhstan on May 30, 2014.

Shymkent flooded by rain
Vehicles drive through a flooded street after torrential rains hit several neighborhoods in Mexico City. ©Reuters/Bernardo Montoya
Storm Amanda blamed for three deaths in Mexico

Torrential rains from tropical storm Amanda claimed the lives of three people in Mexico, authorities said.

Storm Amanda blamed for three deaths in Mexico
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Singapore Airlines plane veers off Yangon runway, no injuries

A Singapore Airlines plane skidded off the runway on touching down during heavy rain at Myanmar's Yangon International Airport, but no injuries were reported, the carrier said.

Singapore Airlines plane veers off Yangon runway, no injuries
Four dead as 'catastrophic' floods hit Bosnia and Serbia
Four dead as 'catastrophic' floods hit Bosnia and Serbia

Four people in Bosnia have died in flooding from the heaviest rainfall to hit the Balkans in over a century, officials said Friday, in what Serbia's premier has called a "horrible natural catastrophe".

Four dead as 'catastrophic' floods hit Bosnia and Serbia
Torrential rains kill four in Sierra Leone
Torrential rains kill four in Sierra Leone

Three men and a young girl died in the Sierra Leone capital, Freetown, after torrential rains on Sunday dislodged a huge boulder which then crashed into a house, doctors said.

Torrential rains kill four in Sierra Leone
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Deadly rainy season leaves 41 dead in Bolivia

Bolivia President Evo Morales declared a state of emergency on Tuesday to assist victims of the country's deadly rainy season, which has claimed 41 lives and left 20,000 people homeless according to provisional figures.

Deadly rainy season leaves 41 dead in Bolivia
High winds, rain lash Europe, leaving two dead, one missing at sea
High winds, rain lash Europe, leaving two dead, one missing at sea

High winds and heavy rain battered parts of Europe on Monday, leaving at least two people dead and one man lost at sea off France, and disrupting travel two days from Christmas.

High winds, rain lash Europe, leaving two dead, one missing at sea
Rain hinders search in Colorado floods
Rain hinders search in Colorado floods

Torrential rain grounded rescue helicopters in Colorado for much of Sunday, slowing the search for hundreds of people unaccounted for after massive flooding in the western US state killed six.

Rain hinders search in Colorado floods
Thirteen dead in Mexico mudslides: authorities
Thirteen dead in Mexico mudslides: authorities

Mudslides crashed through several homes in eastern Mexico on Monday, killing at least 13 people after a tropical storm pelted the state of Veracruz with heavy rains.

Thirteen dead in Mexico mudslides: authorities