Monday, 16 July 2018

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Dozens killed in Japan floods

Photo: Kyodo News/AP MOTOYAMA: Flooding and landslides have killed at least 38 people and left dozens missing in western areas of Japan. Most of the deaths have occurred in Hiroshima prefecture, which has been hit by torrential rain since Thursday. Hundreds of homes have been damaged. About 1.5 million people ...

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Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, scores missing

HANOI: At least 37 people have died and another 40 are missing as floods and landslides ravage north and central Vietnam, destroying homes and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors, disaster officials said Thursday. Tens of thousands were evacuated after heavy rains lashed swathes of the country this week, as ...

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Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134

DHAKA: At least 134 people were killed in Bangladesh when a series of landslides triggered by heavy rain buried hillside homes, officials said on Wednesday. Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season. The landslides hit three hilly districts in the southeast early on Tuesday, ...

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