Posts Tagged ‘flood’

Sri Lanka deploys troops for flood relief operations

Thousands of Sri Lankan troops have launched a massive operation to rescue nearly a million people affected by floods in the central, north and eastern provinces. The flooding has killed at least 13 people, officials said. More than 28,000 troops, backed by transport helicopters and navy boats, are rescuing flood victims and delivering food, authorities […]

Vietnam Flood

Nearly 48 people died in the recent Vietnam flood. Another 23 people is missing. Central Vietnam has seen record rainfall this week, with some areas getting twice as much rain as is normal for this time of year.

24 dead, 70,000 homeless in Chad flooding

Some 70,000 people have been left homeless by flooding triggered by heavy rains in the central African nation of Chad, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Sunday. Read more at CNN.

Flash floods kill 103 in Leh

Flash floods kill 103 in Leh, Cloudbrust causes Flash Floods.

China Recovering from Flood: death toll near 1,000

China’s worst flooding in more than a decade has killed nearly 1,000 people across the country and stranded tens of thousands in the northeast without power. The state-run flood control office said 968 people have been killed since the rainy beginning of the year and 507 others are missing. Read more at aljazeera. [ad#Google Adsense-2]

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