• Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:16
    'Catastrophic' Florence buffets US east coast
    The outer edge of Hurricane Florence began buffeting the Carolinas with wind and rain on Thursday as forecasters warned the monster storm would trigger life-threatening flooding as it assaults the US east coast.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:15
    Laos facing food security challenges following extreme weather
    Laos’ attempts to strengthen food security are facing major challenges after almost 600 irrigation projects were affected by heavy flooding during tropical storms Son-tinh and Bebinca last month.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Flooding, inflation may dampen SCG Myanmar's growth target this year
    Despite bright outlook for Myanmar in the coming years, the Siam Cement Group (SCG)’s growth target for the country this year may be hit by inflation and flooding  across the country, said Surachai Pomjindachote, the Thai firm’s country director for Myanmar.
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Roiling climate and social issues ‘intertwined’
    Speakers describe their bitter experiences, offer suggestions for UN climate talks
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 18:10
    More heavy rain expected in North, Northeast and East until Sept 9
    Residents in the northern, northeastern and eastern regions are advised to beware of heavy rain and flash flooding, while the rise of the Mekong River continues to cause problems for people living in several provinces.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Serious flood warning along major rivers
    PEOPLE LIVING on the banks of major rivers in Thailand have been warned they face a serious risk of flooding.
  • Sun, 02 Sep 2018 16:21
    Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon
    Japan on Sunday braced for a "very strong" typhoon, with authorities warning of high waves, floods and landslides, including in areas hit by deadly flooding earlier this year.
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  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 11:06
    Vajiralongkorn Dam speeds up water release, some low-lying flooding expected
    Low-lying areas downstream of the Vajiralongkorn Dam in Kanchanaburi may be affected by an increase in the speed of water released from the dam starting on September 4, according to its director.
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  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:41
    Mekong Delta provinces bracing for rising water levels
    Vietnamese provinces in low-lying areas in the Mekong Delta are at risk of heavy flooding due to water from upstream coupled with quickly rising tides.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:36
    Villages flooded in as dam tributary collapses
    Myanmar authorities are conducting an operation to rescue villagers trapped in villages between Hswar and Yedashe as the collapse of a tributary channel from Hswar Dam caused flooding in the area on Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:34
    Flood, landslide alerts for areas downstream from six dams
    Areas downstream from six dams have been warned of possible flooding, river overflowing and landslides due to the deluge of water being released from the brimming reservoirs, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) chief Chayapol Thitisak said on Tuesday.
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00
    Trump declares emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
    Hurricane Lane drenched Hawaii Thursday ahead of its arrival in the island state, prompting US President Donald Trump to declare a state of emergency as landslides and flash flooding left roads blocked.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:01
    Phuket battles heavy flooding
    Phuket’s major arteries are clogged by floods creating havoc during rush hour.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:22
    Strong typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan
    A strong typhoon hurtled towards western Japan on Thursday, with forecasters warning of heavy rains and landslides, including in areas hit by deadly flooding last month.
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  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:54
    Widespread flooding in Laos leaves devastation in its wake
    Flooding caused by recent storms has killed at least 46 people while 97 other people are missing and four people were injured, according to the latest report from the National Disaster Prevention and Control Committee.
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