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Over 350 villages inundated across Uttar Pradesh, India

Heavy monsoon rains affecting the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the past couple of days have inundated at least 357 villages across 21 districts, as of August 9, 2021. The worst-affected are the districts of Hamirpur and Jalun in the region of Bundelkhand,...

August 09, 2021

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Lupit brings more than 1 300 mm (51 inches) of rain in just 2 days, Taiwan

Tropical Storm "Lupit" combined with seasonal southwesterly winds to bring extremely heavy rains to parts of Taiwan from August 5 to 7, 2021, causing destructive floods and landslides. Lupit made 2 landfalls in China -- the first in Shantou, Guangdong...

August 08, 2021

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Severe flash floods hit Coahuila and Durango, Mexico

Heavy rains hit the border region between the Mexican states of Coahuila and Durango early August 5, 2021, causing destructive flash floods. Ragging floodwaters swept away numerous cars and severely damaged at least 50 homes. One of the worst affected areas was the...

August 08, 2021

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Extremely heavy rains hit North Korea

Extremely heavy rains hit parts of coastal northeastern North Korea from August 1 to 3, 2021, resulting in widespread damage to homes, infrastructure, and agricultural fields. According to North Korea's state broadcaster, heavy rains affecting the country's...

August 06, 2021

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Severe floods leave 5 dead, 7 injured in 7 provinces, Iran

Heavy rains affecting Iran over the past couple of days have left at least 5 people dead and 7 others injured. According to a statement by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) on August 3, relief and rescue forces provided services to 846 flood survivors in 7...

August 04, 2021

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Death toll from floods in central China jumps to 302, more than 50 missing

More than 300 people have died in recent flooding in central China, according to official data released Monday, August 2, 2021. The number is more than three times higher than previously reported. Henan provincial government said 302 people have died and 50 remain...

August 02, 2021

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Massive damage after cloudburst hits Islamabad

Three days of heavy rainfall in northern Pakistan caused severe flash flooding in parts of the capital Islamabad and surrounding areas on July 28, 2021, leaving at least 2 people dead. The heaviest rains fell from 05:00 to 06:30 PST. In just a few hours, Saidpur...

July 30, 2021

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At least 150 fatalities after severe floods hit Afghanistan's Nuristan Province

Severe floods and mudflows caused by heavy rainfall left at least 150 people dead in northeastern Afghanistan on July 28, 2021. The worst-affected was mountainous Nuristan Province in the eastern part of the country, particularly its Kamdesh District. According to...

July 30, 2021

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More than 300 000 people stranded after severe floods hit Bangladesh-Myanmar border

Heavy rains falling over the Bangladesh-Myanmar border region since Monday, July 26, 2021, caused severe flooding in which at least 20 people have died and more than 300 000 were stranded. This is the region where nearly one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar...

July 30, 2021

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Prolonged monsoon rains bring widespread floods to the Philippines

Widespread floods brought by prolonged monsoon rains continue affecting the Philippines, leading to casualties and damage. According to the Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Centre, more than 570 240 people were affected across the country and...

July 29, 2021

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Flood flow at Buller River the largest in New Zealand since 1926

Flood flows on the Buller River in July 2021 were the largest of any river in New Zealand in almost 100 years, NIWA measurements show. Mike O'Driscoll, NIWA Environmental Monitoring Technician, used radar to measure the speed at the surface of Buller River from...

July 29, 2021

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Unseasonal rainstorms hit Yemen, claiming at least 14 lives

At least 14 people have been killed over the past couple of days after unseasonal rainstorms hit the majority of Yemen's southern governorates. At least 1 000 households are in need of basic services, including at least 90 families in the Marib area and 400 in...

July 28, 2021

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Extreme rainfall in Henan claimed 71 lives, affected 1.3 million people and damaged 972 000 ha (2.4 million acres) of crops, China

Extremely heavy rains affecting China's Henan province over the past 10 days caused massive damage and claimed the lives of 71 people, as of Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The storm dropped a year's worth of rain over the province's capital Zhengzhou in just 3...

July 28, 2021

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More than 200 people killed after heavy rains hit Maharashtra, India

Heavy rains and resulting floods and landslides affecting the Indian state of Maharashtra since July 21 have claimed at least 207 lives and left 11 people missing, the state government said Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The worst-hit district is Raigad, with 95 fatalities...

July 28, 2021

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Heavy rain in Maharashtra breaks 40-year July record, India

Incessant rain over the last 48 hours has led to devastating floods in parts of Maharashtra, with three districts flooded and two districts facing a flood-like situation. The rains intensified on July 21, making this July the wettest in 40 years. From July 1 to 22,...

July 23, 2021

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Another round of severe flooding hits northeastern Turkey

Heavy rains have caused another round of severe flooding in northeastern Turkey on July 22, 2021. The event comes just a week after six people were killed and two others went missing in the Black Sea province of Rize. The new round hit the neighboring province of...

July 23, 2021

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Widespread floods hit central India, roads cut off as rivers overflow in Maharashtra

Heavy rains affecting central India since Wednesday, July 21, 2021, caused rivers to overflow in parts of Maharashtra, causing severe flooding. Severe flooding are also affecting neighboring Telangana, where more than 1 000 people have been evacuated. One of the...

July 22, 2021