Floods kill 25, impact more than one million in southern Thailand

Flash floods in southern Thailand have left 25 dead and affected over one million others since the start of the year, as heavy rains caused the worst floods in the region in decades.

19 dead in flood-battered southern Thailand

Flash floods in southern Thailand have left 19 dead and affected nearly a million others since New Year's day, the country's Crisis Prevention Centre said Sunday.

Southern Thailand's floods kill 14, affect half a million

Floods in southern Thailand have killed 14 people and affected nearly 520,000 since December 1, a disaster official told dpa on Monday.

Myanmar flooding kills 6, displaces half million

Six people have died and more than 420,000 have been displaced in widespread flooding in Myanmar over the past six weeks, the government said Friday.

12 people dead; national parks flooded in India's Assam

The official death toll rose to 12 Thursday as devastating floods spread to more than 3,000 villages in India's north-eastern Assam state.

Death toll climbs to 49 following heavy rains in Nepal

The death toll from landslides and flooding brought on by heavy rainfall in Nepal climbed to 49 on Wednesday.

At least 72 dead, 78 missing in north China floods amid protests

At least 72 people are dead and 78 are missing in China's northern Hebei province, official reports said Saturday, with protesters saying some deaths were caused by the government releasing flood...

Fresh rains in China lead to 14 deaths as Yangtze swells

At least 14 people have died in the last four days and eight are missing as heavy rains hit southern China, state-run Xinhua news agency reported Sunday, citing the flood agency.

7 dead in Bavaria floods; threat of fresh storms in parts of Germany

The death toll from severe flooding in southern Germany rose to seven on Friday after a 72-year-old man who suffered a heart attack died in hospital.

Iconic Paris landmarks shuttered as Seine river waters rise

By Friday afternoon, the river waters were nearly up to the waist of Zouave, a soldier statue at an abutment of the Alma bridge stretching across the Seine river in Paris.

Four dead after heavy downpours flood parts of southern Germany

At least four people, including one firefighter, died overnight into Monday as heavy rains caused severe flooding in south-western Germany, authorities said.

At least six dead in eastern China floods, landslides

At least six people were dead after heavy rain triggered floods and landslides in eastern China, state media reports said.

Flooding leaves 56,600 people homeless in Congo

Torrential rains have left about 56,600 people homeless in south-eastern Congo, the UN humanitarian coordinator OCHA said Monday.

Flash floods kill 23 in western Afghanistan

Flash floods following days of heavy rain have killed at least 23 people across Afghanistan's western Badghis province, officials said Sunday.

Brodosplit building additional flood barriers for Venice

The Brodosplit shipyard will build another 22 steel barriers worth EUR 70 million to protect Venice from flooding, the company said on Friday.