Nearly 60 dead in South Africa floods

Nearly 60 dead in South Africa floods

The death toll from floods and mudslides after rainstorms struck the South African port city of Durban and surrounding areas in KwaZulu-Natal province has climbed to 59, authorities said on Tuesday.
Raising climate capital in emerging Asian markets

Raising climate capital in emerging Asian markets

The United Nations reported that around 380,000 people in 20 countries have been affected by floods since August 2021. There are also reports of increasingly severe droughts in Vietnam affecting millions and cutting off access to clean water for essential daily activities.
Smoke bombs, floods and virus fears as Glasgow readies for COP26

Smoke bombs, floods and virus fears as Glasgow readies for COP26

A soft drizzle fell on a cluster of American climate activists as they set off smoke bombs in George Square in Glasgow's city centre.
Vietnamese leaders offer sympathy to Germany over severe floods

Vietnamese leaders offer sympathy to Germany over severe floods

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 17 sent a message of sympathy to President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier over severe flooding triggered by torrential rains in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate, North Rhine-Westphalia and Saarland that claimed dozens of lives and left thousands missing
ADB approves 2.5 million USD grant to support Vietnam’s disaster response

ADB approves 2.5 million USD grant to support Vietnam’s disaster response

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 2.5 million USD grant to assist the Government of Vietnam in providing emergency and humanitarian services to residents affected by the recent floods in the country’s central region.
Nghe An residents live submerged after floods

Nghe An residents live submerged after floods

Three days after flooding triggered by recent Storm Molave, it has stopped raining in Nghe An province, but floods recede slowly and local people still live submerged in water.
Storm Goni turns into low tropical pressure

Storm Goni turns into low tropical pressure

Storm Goni, the 10th of its kind to enter the East Sea this year, turned into low tropical pressure on November 5 afternoon, reported the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
PetroVietnam offers support to poor households impacted by floods and storms

PetroVietnam offers support to poor households impacted by floods and storms

PetroVietnam has recently donated $14.26 million to the people of the central region who suffered from the recent storms and to poor households nationwide.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement on floods, landslides in Southeast Asia

ASEAN Foreign Ministers issue statement on floods, landslides in Southeast Asia

ASEAN Foreign Ministers on October 27 issued a statement on recent floods and landslides that caused huge losses of life and property in Southeast Asian nations.
Two dead, one missing after rainstorms drench south France

Two dead, one missing after rainstorms drench south France

Two people lost their lives and at least one more was missing on Sunday (Nov 24) after historic rain levels drenched the south of France, provoking major floods that are only now starting to recede, officials said.
Venice comes up for air after week of record flooding

Venice comes up for air after week of record flooding

Venice sought to return to normal life on Monday (Nov 18) after a week of unprecedented flooding that devastated the city, submerging homes, business and cultural treasures.
Flooding causes four deaths, heavy losses in central region

Flooding causes four deaths, heavy losses in central region

Floods following downpours, along with gale and lightning, killed four and caused heavy losses in many central localities from October 14 to 16, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Vietnamese, Lao top legislators hold talks

Vietnamese, Lao top legislators hold talks

Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou held talks in Vientiane on September 26 during her ongoing visit to Laos.
Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods

Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods

Indian navy helicopters and emergency service boats came to the rescue of more than 800 people stranded on a train in floods near Mumbai on Saturday (Jul 27).
At least 18 dead as Iran faces unprecedented floods

At least 18 dead as Iran faces unprecedented floods

Major floods across much of Iran have left 18 people dead and more than 70 injured, blocking roads and triggering landslides with warnings of more heavy rain to come, emergency services said on Monday (Mar 25).
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