Malaysian villagers escape floods on excavator as 28,000 evacuated

Malaysian villagers escape floods on excavator as 28,000 evacuated

Malaysian villagers were evacuated in an excavator while others swam through deep waters Wednesday as the number forced from their homes by floods rose to more than 28,000 with at least four dead.
Philippines: thousands evacuate over serious flooding

Philippines: thousands evacuate over serious flooding

Nearly 10,000 people fled their homes in the northeastern Philippines as heavy rain across the country caused widespread and severe flooding, leaving at least eight people dead, authorities said on December 20.
Prime Minister directs provision of seeds to flood-hit provinces

Prime Minister directs provision of seeds to flood-hit provinces

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to provide seeds free of charge to four central provinces hard hit by flood this year, to help the localities restore agricultural production.
Nghe An province evacuates residents as flooding worsens

Nghe An province evacuates residents as flooding worsens

Heavy rains caused by Storm Molave triggered flooding in Nghe An province. The locality in central Vietnam has urgently evacuated its residents as flooding was worsening.
Airlines, railway ramp up activities to support flood-hit provinces

Airlines, railway ramp up activities to support flood-hit provinces

Vietnamese carriers and the railway sector have carried out a wide range of activities to support central localities where people are suffering heavy losses from devastating floods.
Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region

Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked ministries, agencies and localities to seriously follow directions of the Secretariat, Prime Minister and head of the Central Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control on response to the eighth storm and overcoming consequences of flooding in the central region.
Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

The death toll during recent severe flooding in the central region reached 84 while 38 others were missing as of 6pm of October 18, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14

Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14

Typhoon Nangka, the seventh in the East Sea so far this year, is moving fast and is forecast to hit the mainland on October 14, a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 13 heard.
Central steering committee urges continued actions in response to floods in central region

Central steering committee urges continued actions in response to floods in central region

The standing office of the central steering committee for natural disaster prevention and control has demanded ministries, sectors and localities continue to focus on dealing with serious flooding in the central region following the Prime Minister’s October 8 dispatch.
PM requests extra efforts to cope with floods in central region

PM requests extra efforts to cope with floods in central region

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a dispatch requiring that ministries, sectors, and localities focus resources on dealing with floods and heavy rains that had left five dead and six missing in the central region as of the morning of October 8.
Powerful Japan storm turns deadly, snarls holiday travel

Powerful Japan storm turns deadly, snarls holiday travel

A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday (Aug 15), bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides and flooding, and sparked evacuation advisories and travel chaos at a peak holiday period.
Heavy rain, flooding cause losses in Dak Lak province

Heavy rain, flooding cause losses in Dak Lak province

Heavy rain on August 6 and 7 has flooded hundreds of houses and thousands of hectares of crops in Buon Don and Ea Sup border districts in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
70,000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding

70,000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding

Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70,000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country's weather bureau said.
11 killed as floods hit southwest France

11 killed as floods hit southwest France

At least 11 people died when violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwest France on Monday (Oct 15), prompting some of the deadliest flooding in years, officials said.
Mekong Delta fights flooding from high tides

Mekong Delta fights flooding from high tides

Local authorities in the Mekong Delta are taking measures to mitigate the impact of flooding caused by high tides during the annual flood season in the delta.
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