Tuesday, April 20, 2021


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.

More evacuated as floods continue to rise

More people are being evacuated in Pahang, Kelantan, Terengganu and Perak while the situation in Johor and Sabah is improving.

More victims evacuated as floods worsen

Kelantan and Perak have been hit by floods as well, while the number of evacuees in Johor, Pahang and Terengganu continue to increase.

Man drowns in Pahang floods, son still missing

Zulkarnain Hitam and his oldest son were washed away by a strong current while walking home last night.

Authorities brace for double battle as floods claim lives, displace over 11,000

Thousands have been evacuated with the number rapidly rising, posing another challenge for agencies on top of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Two dead, hundreds flee floods in Philippine storm

The huge waves wiped out dozens of houses in a coastal village in Lapu-Lapu, leaving around 290 homeless.

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