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Rohingya refugees forced to relocate as monsoon rains flood camps.

Several Rohingya camps in this Bangladesh coastal city are flooded from three days of unrelenting downpours

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Heavy flooding in parts of Pune, Konkan following late-season monsoon.

Trains on the Mumbai-Pune route had to be cancelled; water released from Nashik's major dams

- The Hindu - IN

SpiceJet plane stuck in mud as Mumbai gets soaked by heavy rain.

Dozens of flights were diverted from Mumbai after a SpiceJet plane overshot the runway and became stuck in the mud as heavy rain lashed India’s financial capital and caused travel chaos Wednesday. Schools and colleges also closed for the day as a precaution after severe monsoon rain late Tuesday and overnight led to ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Heavy rains batter Mumbai yet again; air, rail traffic hit.

Parts of the city still struggle to cope with annual monsoon rains The post Heavy rains batter Mumbai yet again; air, rail traffic hit appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Monsoon rains paralyse air, street traffic in Mumbai.

Torrential rains lashed India`s financial hub Mumbai for the second time in weeks on Tuesday, flooding low-lying areas and paralysing traffic at the country`s second busiest airport after a plane overshot the runway.

- Zee News - IN

Monsoon to bring rains across PH.

The southwest monsoon or 'hanging habagat' will bring rains to most parts of the country this Wednesday, the state weather bureau said. Specifically, Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will be affected by the said southwest monsoon. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Monsoon rains paralyse air, street traffic in Mumbai.

MUMBAI, Sept 20 — Torrential rains lashed India's financial hub Mumbai for the second time in weeks yesterday, flooding low-lying areas and paralysing traffic at the country's second busiest airport after a plane overshot the runway. Low...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Monsoon rains paralyse air, street traffic in Mumbai | Reuters.

The post Monsoon rains paralyse air, street traffic in Mumbai | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Monsoon rains lash Mumbai, disrupt transport.

MUMBAI - Torrential rains lashed India's financial capital Mumbai on Tuesday, flooding low-lying areas and disrupting transport.

- Reuters - US

Siddaramaiah to offer 'bagina' at Kabini.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is expected to offer 'bagina' to the Kabini reservoir, which has reached its brim with the revival of monsoon.According to Irrigation Department officials, Chamarajnagar MP...

- The Hindu - IN

Australia team trains indoors, India cancel training session.

The Australian team was today forced to train indoors while the Indian team abandoned its practice session due to persistent rain and hazy conditions. The series-opener in Chennai was a truncated affair due to rain and the second ODI here on Thursday could also be hit by poor weather. "Todays condition is because of a low ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Watch: Piyush Goyal talks about India's haunting coal shortage

Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal, while addressing the people at the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce , stated about the recent shortage of coal which was an all time low in India's history. Goyal stated that around 68 million tonnes of coal was short in the Indian mines. He added that the coal ministry ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Caritas responds to worldwide emergencies

2017 is shaping up to be a devastating year due to environment-related disasters. From severe monsoon rains in South Asia, to Mexico’s record-breaking 8.1 magnitude earthquake, to the recent destruction of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, events ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

In Kerala, unseasonal rains bring joy and misery together

Rains continued unabated over the past 48 hours in several parts of Kerala, even as the South West monsoon has quietly left the State giving lesser spell. Though the unseasonal rain was welcomed in Go...

- The Hindu - IN

Burma: Satellite Imagery Shows Mass Destruction

Expand Destruction in Rakhine State since August 25, 2017.  © 2017 Human Rights Watch – New analysis of satellite imagery from Burma's Rakhine State shows the near total destruction of 214 villages, Human Rights Watch said today. World leaders meeting at the United Nations should urgently adopt a General Assembly ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Flood alert sounded for people living downstream of Kabini

As heavy rain lashes the catchment areas of Kabini and KRS reservoirs with the revival of monsoon, the Irrigation Department has sounded a flood warning to people residing downstream of Kabini reservo...

- The Hindu - IN

China and India may be heading towards a battle over water

Delhi says it has not received hydrological data for Brahmaputra river from China this monsoon despite an agreement The post China and India may be heading towards a battle over water appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

'Blood flowed in the streets': Refugees from one Rohingya village recount days of horror

The soldiers arrived in the Myanmar village just after 8 a.m., the villagers said, ready to fight a war. They fired shots in the air, and then, the villagers claim, turned their guns on fleeing residents, who fell dead and wounded in the monsoon-green rice paddies. The military's retribution for...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Late monsoon burst triggers torrential rain in Kerala

In a late burst of the south-west monsoon, heavy rains lashed many parts of Kerala on Sunday. A seven-year-old girl, Athira, was killed in a landslip following heavy rains in Attappady in Palakkad district.Weathermen have predicted more rains over the next 48 hours. A mid-day bulletin from the India Meteorological ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

IMD predicts heavy rains in Goa for next 3-4 days

The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in Goa for next three to four days.The state is currently witnessing heavy rains since yesterday. "Monsoon has been active over Goa during last 24 hours and in the present conditions it is expected that it will continue for next three to four days," IMD said in a ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Rain and evictions add to Rohingya misery

Heavy monsoon rain heaped new misery Sunday on hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohinyga stuck in makeshift camps in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar, as authorities started a drive to force them to a new site.With food and water shortages already making life tough, torrential rain brought back swamp-like ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Govt. taking all steps to contain dengue: Kamineni

Minister attributes increase in number of cases to monsoon rains and mosquitoes

- The Hindu - IN

Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Authorities warned people to beware of stray crocodiles during monsoon floods in May The post Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Nearly 2 million acres of land are burning across the US in one of the worst fire seasons we've ever seen

Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP, file It's been a year of extreme weather. Hurricanes have devastated Texas and the Caribbean, and monsoon floods have displaced millions and killed more than 1,000 people in South Asia. Meanwhile, one of the worst US wildfire seasons in years has ignited blazes across the west. Almost 2 ...

- Business Insider - US

Farmers unhappy with release of water into canals after end of sowing season

Officials of the Cauvery Neeravari Nigam released the second installment of water into the canals of the district from the Krishnarajasagar dam on Wednesday.However, farmers and experts are of the opinion that the water released will not be of much use to the farmers as the season for sowing paddy is over.The water can now ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Water level up in Sathanur dam

Official hopeful it will reach its full capacity during monsoon

- The Hindu - IN

As the world watched Harvey and Irma, devastating floods washed over South Asia

The heaviest floods to hit South Asia in a decade has brought attention to the need for better prevention and preparation for the region's annual monsoon season.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Insuring your home is a MUST!

Flooding this monsoon underscores the need to buy home insurance, says Tarun Mathur.

- Rediff.com - IN

India Sees Lowest Fuel Demand Growth In 14 Years

India reached a 14-year low in fuel demand as the effects of a massive flooding event that unfolded over the past few weeks become clearer. National oil demand fell by 6.1 percent as Indians in select areas tend to their homes to measure the water damage from stronger than usual monsoon rains. India is the world's fastest ...

- OilPrice.com - US

South Asia floods

South Asia floodsHeavy monsoon rains have caused intense flooding in the South Asian nations of Bangladesh, India and Nepal. 1,200 people have died so far and it is estimated that 43 million people have been affected across the region. Oxfam is responding but the situation is likely to worsen in the coming weeks. We need ...

- Oxfam International - UK

South Asia floods: we need your help

Heavy monsoon rains have caused intense flooding in the South Asian nations of Bangladesh, India and Nepal. 1,200 people have died so far and it is estimated that 43 million people have been affected across the region. Oxfam is responding but the situation is likely to worsen in the coming weeks. You can help.South Asia ...

- Oxfam International - UK

Picture story

Brotherhood United won the first ever monsoon football tournament in Lhuentse. The team defeated Dudes United with 3-2 goals during the final on September 3. Brothers United was awarded Nu 40,000 cash prize, while Dudes United took Nu 25,000.

- Kuensel Newspaper - BT

16 million children affected by massive flooding in South Asia, with millions more at risk

Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Bangladesh, India, Nepal The most urgent needs for children are clean water, hygiene supplies to prevent the spread of disease, food supplies and safe places in evacuation centres for children to play.UNICEF scaling up emergency response to support children and families affected ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

16 million children affected by massive flooding in South Asia - UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund said today that an estimated 16 million children are in urgent need of life-saving support in the wake of torrential monsoon rains and catastrophic flooding in Nepal, India and Bangladesh.

- UN - INT

16 million children affected by massive flooding in South Asia - UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund said today that an estimated 16 million children are in urgent need of life-saving support in the wake of torrential monsoon rains and catastrophic flooding in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

- UN - INT

Guterres says UN ready to support relief efforts in South Asia countries hit by floods, landslides

Saddened by the loss of life and the devastation caused by widespread floods and landslides due to torrential monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India and Nepal, Secretary-General António Guterres said today that the United Nations is ready to support ongoing relief efforts.

- UN - INT

Hurricane versus Monsoon

How Harvey swamps the media, as well as Texas.  News drives donations; media neglect might be fatal.

- UN - INT

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