Thursday, October 21, 2021

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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.

Sarawak fishermen stumped by dwindling catch

While the exact reason for the drop in fish population is unknown, the situation is forcing some of them to turn to jobs on land.

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.

Storm Ida brings heavy rain, flash floods to New York City

Authorities warn the threat of tornadoes will linger, with tornado watches in effect for parts of southern Connecticut, northern New Jersey, and southern New York.

Floods threaten hundreds of thousands in northeast India

Up to two metres of water has submerged many villages.

Hurricane pummels US state, knocks out power for entire city

As of 9pm in Louisiana, Ida was packing maximum sustained winds of 175km per hour.

PH leaders question Umno ‘delegation’ with Ismail on PM’s jet

They hit out at the prime minister following the circulation of pictures showing Ismail Sabri Yaakob on the plane along with a group of Umno leaders.

Putrajaya to channel RM75 million in immediate flood aid to Kedah

Immediate aid of RM5,000 will also be given to families who lost their loved ones in the floods.

Kedah declares flood spots Level 1 disaster areas

The state government says all necessary measures are being taken to deal with the situation effectively.

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