Saturday, December 4, 2021

natural disaster

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.

Pakistan quake kills at least 20, injures hundreds

Rescue workers say most of those killed were women and children.

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.

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

Medics and patients alike are reluctant to be inside hospital buildings amid fears of another quake.

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