Friday, November 19, 2021


Military joins rescue efforts in flood-devastated western Canada

The Canadian Armed Forces deployed a Hercules transport aircraft, several search helicopters and hundreds of troops to the region, while putting thousands more on standby.

Flood-weary villagers hope for change in Melaka election

They urge whoever wins the state election to pay more attention to their plight.

Indonesia flash floods kill at least eight

Torrential rains unleashed flash floods in Malang and the highland city of Batu, inundating houses with mud and debris, while a wall of water destroyed local bridges.

Flood victims on the rise in Kedah

However, the flood situation in Melaka and Perlis is improving.

41 dead as heavy rains batter northern India

The Indian Meteorological Department has extended and widened its weather alert, predicting 'heavy' to 'very heavy' rainfall in the region over the next day or so.

Indian couple sail to wedding in cooking pot amid floods

The couple borrowed the pot from a local temple and enlisted two men to push the makeshift boat.

Thai diners whet their appetites at flood cafe

The crisis has become a boon for the Chaopraya Antique Cafe in Nonthaburi, part of the vast sprawl of Bangkok upriver from the city centre.

Bangkok on alert as 70,000 homes flooded in Thailand

Soldiers have set up barriers and sandbags to protect ancient archaeological ruins and landmarks as well as neighbourhoods in the old royal capital Ayutthaya, some 60km north of Bangkok.

Takiyuddin tells why Gunung Jerai floods an act of God, not due to logging

He says no logging activities have been carried out in the area which was declared a national geopark in 2018.

Shanghai suspends schools, flights as typhoon approaches mainland China

The province of Zhejiang near Shanghai raised its emergency response to the highest level on Sunday, closing schools and suspending flights and rail services in some cities.

Storm-hit Philippines braces for powerful typhoon

Authorities have confirmed one death so far while 17 people are missing.

After the flood waters subside in Yan

A look at the aftermath of the landslides and flash floods which occurred in several states in Kedah following heavy rain in mid-August. Six people died while over 1,000 others were affected.

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