Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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India flood crisis mounts as 324 confirmed dead

KOCHI: The death toll from floods that have triggered landslides and sent torrents sweeping through villages in the Indian state of Kerala trebled Friday to 324, authorities said, amid warnings of worse weather to come. Hundreds of troops and local fishermen are staging desperate rescue attempts with helicopters and boats ...

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Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

TOKYO: Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan’s worst weather-related disasters for decades. The record downpours that began last week have stopped and receding flood waters ...

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Vietnam’s flood death toll rises to 15

HANOI: The death toll from floods and landslides in Vietnam rose to 15 on Tuesday with authorities warning the toll could go higher with more torrential rains forecast for the worst hit province in the mountainous north. Lai Chau province, 470 kms (290 miles) northwest of Hanoi, has been the ...

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