• Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:06
    Jayapura flash flood kills 50 people, evacuees in ‘urgent’ need of help
    As of Sunday afternoon, at least 50 people were reported killed and 273 families had been left homeless following a flash flood in Jayapura regency, Papua.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:00
    Heat, floods, quakes: Tokyo 2020 preparing for any disaster
    Cyberattacks, terrorism, earthquakes and heatwaves: Tokyo 2020 organisers are hoping for the best but bracing for the worst and making contingency plans for several possible catastrophes during the Games.
    sports
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:38
    REPORT: Pursuing holistic water management solutions
    Deputy Prime Minister General Chatchai Salikulya would not say directly if the plan to build the controversial Mae Wong dam in order to prevent floods and save the drought-plagued Lower Sakae Krang basin would be scrapped, but he affirmed that concerned parties had at least reached a “resolution” – for now.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bangkok ‘must plan to combat climate change’
    BANGKOK NEEDS to begin making adjustments for challenges like higher temperatures, floods and diseases brought on by climate change.
    national
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Lao flood victims battle dengue, malnutrition
    SIX MONTHS AFTER the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoi hydropower dam in southern Laos triggered floods that swept them from their homes, survivors are now suffering from dengue fever and malnutrition.
    national
  • Sun, 03 Feb 2019 16:16
    'Once-in-a-century' floods hit northeast Australia
    Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of tornadoes and more rain over the next few days.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Special report : The deadly wave that changed everything for some Laotians
    THE LIVES of dam disaster victims in southern Laos have changed for the worse six months after a deadly wave brought by flash floods following the collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoi dam washed away their properties, their loved ones, their dreams and hopes for the future.
    national
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:52
    Asia Disrupted: from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur – Picking Asia’s Winners and Losers, 2018
    For China’s Xi Jinping, 2018 might well have been a year that could not end soon enough. So too was the case in Japan and Indonesia, where thousands saw livelihoods, if not lives, taken by floods, mudslides, earthquakes or tsunamis.
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
    India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
    opinion
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 16:15
    Chumphon grapples floods in Pabuk aftermath
    Several highways in Chumphon province remained submerged on Sunday in the aftermath of tropical storm Pabuk, which wreaked havoc in southern Thailand last week before exiting Nakhon Si Thammarat towards the Andaman Sea on Saturday.
    national
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:25
    Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared
    Nakhon Si Thammarat - Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands further north were spared the worst and began to plot routes home.
    national
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:00
    Pabuk thrashes into the south
    Tropical storm weakens after making landfall, but risk remains high of flash floods and landslides
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:12
    Pabuk's outer bands hits Pak Panang district 
    The impact of tropical storm Pabuk was already being felt in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Pak Panang district on Friday, with collapsed electrical poles, floods from sea water and heavy rains.
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thousands flee as Pabuk blows in
    30,000 evacuated in Nakhon si thammarat, tourists leave islands in droves as south braces for tropical storm today. Airport closes, boats anchored and schools shut as people prepare for gales of up to 95kph, heavy downpours, floods.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 06:18
    Nadal donates 1 million euros to Mallorca flood victims
    Rafael Nadal has given one million euros ($1.14 million) to the victims of floods in his native Mallorca, the mayor of the affected town Mateu Puigros said on Thursday.
    sports
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