Sunday, July 25, 2021

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India rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon toll hits 76

More than half of the deaths occurred in hard-hit Raigad, south of Mumbai, where landslides buried dozens of houses, killing 47 and with another 53 feared trapped under layers of mud.

It’s so hot in UAE, sweltering sheikhs are shocking the clouds

Rulers decided it's either cloudseeding or building a life-size mountain to create rainfall.

Thousands evacuated as floods submerge subway trains in central China cities

More than a dozen cities have been affected with main roads forced to close and flights cancelled.

Europe reels from worst floods in years as death toll nears 130

Some parts of western Europe received up to two months' worth of rainfall in two days on soil that was already near saturation.

NZ military called in as hundreds flee floods

Authorities have issued a rare 'red' weather warning and declared a state of emergency in the Canterbury region.

More flood victims evacuated in Sabah, Sarawak

Over 5,000 people from the two states have been relocated to relief centres.

Over 1,000 affected by severe floods in northern Sarawak

Many have been evacuated while homes and even a bridge have been carried away.

In Australia, thousands to be evacuated as torrential downpours persist

The torrential rain is in stark contrast to a year ago, when authorities were battling drought and catastrophic bushfires which killed millions of wild animals.

Jakarta crippled by floods

More than 1,300 residents have been evacuated to temporary shelters, with parts of the capital under 1.2m to 2.7m of water.

In Sarawak, rising floods push virus war from limelight

But Covid-19 still complicates rescue efforts and necessitates quarantine even at flood relief centres.

Flood situation improves in 4 states but more evacuated in Johor

More evacuees have been allowed to return home in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Perak but the number of flood victims has risen in Johor.

6 dead, nearly 50,000 evacuated in floods

Those in the affected areas say this year's floods are the worst in decades.

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