TOKYO, July 8: Pounding rain that already caused deadly floods in southern Japan was moving northeast Wednesday, battering large areas of Japan’s main island, swelling more rivers, triggering mudslides and destroying houses and roads. At least 58 people have died in several days of flooding.

MELBOURNE, Jan 26: Australia’s bushfire-stricken state of Queensland saw heavy rainfalls on Sunday dampening some of the fires that have razed 2.5 million hectares (1.2 million acres) of land since September, but the wet weather caused major flooding.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Lawmakers demanded a permanent solution to flooding and landslides that hit the country every monsoon.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur has urged people’s representatives at local, provincial and federal levels, different social organizations, political parties, political activists security personnel and general public to contribute to rescue and relief efforts underway in the aftermath of floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain.

YANGON, July 15: Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday.

DALLAS, May 19: A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.

BANIYANI, Jhapa, Aug 3: The risk of riverbank erosion and flooding has been significantly reduced in Jhapa with the construction of embankments along the banks of Ratuwa river which flows through Gauradaha Municipality.

RAJBIRAJ, July 5: Khado River inundated thousands of houses during the monsoon last year. Every year, the river swells during the monsoon and wreaks havoc in the surrounding villages.

BIRGUNJ/NEPALGUNJ July 3: Locals of Birgunj were long awaiting for the monsoon to get rid of the unbearable summer heat. However, the first rains of the season didn't turn out to be as pleasant as expected. The torrential rainfall of Sunday has completely inundated Birgunj.

MORANG, July 1: Residents of more than a dozen villages have been urged to take safety measures amid risks of flooding, according to Nepal Red Cross Society Morang Chapter.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The lawmakers have drawn attention of the government to control possible monsoon flooding of Tarai, and provide appropriate price to the sugarcane farmers for their production.

CHARLESTON, Feb 26: The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.

NEW YORK, Jan 8: Flooding from a water main break forced the temporary suspension of some flights at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, adding to the misery of travelers after a winter storm canceled or delayed hundreds of flights in recent days.

NEW YORK, Oct 24: Within the next three decades, floods that used to strike the New York City area only once every 500 years could occur every five years, according to a new scientific study released just days before the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.

FLORIDA, September 12: Storm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from Orlando and Jacksonville into coastal Georgia and South Carolina.

HOUSTON, August 28:  As the nation’s fourth-largest city braced for more rain and rescues Monday, officials started releasing, even more, water from reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey even though the move aimed at protecting downtown Houston could make already devastating flooding worse around thousands of homes.

LAHAN, Aug 21: An environment expert and engineer has urged for Chure conservation in view of the devastating flood in the tarai region every monsoon. Unless illegal extraction in the Chure range comes to an end, flood and landslides in the plains and the hills cannot be averted, they warned.

Infographics: Hundreds dead in South Asia flooding

BANKE, August 19: The neighbors are busy reconstructing his house. They are retrieving the buried household goods. But 36-year-old Kamilal Tharu is still loitering around his destroyed house.

KATHMANDU, Nepal, August 15: The death toll in flooding and landslides that have devastated parts of northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh over the past few days has risen to 218, while millions of others have been displaced.

CHITWAN, August 13: Approximately 600 tourists stranded due to flooding in Sauraha in the district are awaiting rescue operation, authorities said.

ITAHARI, August 12: At least five persons were killed as the flooding  caused by continuous heavy rain inundated Itahari market zone and its surrounding areas.

Massive flooding hits Babai river

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KATHMANDU, August 4: The Babai river in the mid-western region has witnessed gargantuan flood, which experts have claimed is likely to cause damage to the low-lands adjacent to the Babai river.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that some problems have appeared in the central transmission system due to the flooding.

TEHRATHUM, April 22: The unseasonable flooding has swept away the canals of micro hydro power projects here plunging some 550 households in Khamlalung and Samdu into darkness.

NAWALPARASI, April 2: More than a dozen villages in Nawalparasi are faced with a heightened risk of flood following permission from local authorities in Chitwan to allow mining of construction materials from the Narayani river.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Feb 11:  Up to 40,000 people were caught in severe flooding following days of torrential rain in central Indonesia, where the death toll from landslides on Bali resort island rose to 13, officials said Saturday.

TOKYO, Sept 20: A typhoon has caused serious flooding and flight cancellations in southern Japan.

Six Nepali killed in flooding in India

August 31, 2016 17:01 pm

ROLPA, Aug 31: Six members of a same family of the Nepali origin are reported to have been killed due to flooding at Shimla in India a week ago.

26 villages at high risk of flooding

August 14, 2016 10:06 am

NAWALPARASI, Aug 14: At least 26 village development committees (VDCs) in Nawalparasi are prone to high risk of flooding in the Narayani river.

GAUHATI, India, Aug 2: The death toll in flooding from heavy monsoon rains in India has climbed past 90, with about a million people taking shelter in government-run relief camps, officials said Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet has informed that 47 people were killed and 16 others had gone missing in the country in the course of landslides and flooding in previous three months.

BEIJING, July 7: Water levels are starting to recede in central and eastern China Thursday following a week of heavy downpours that broke levees, flooded cities and villages, halted public transportation, and left at least 181 people dead or missing.

CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 25: All Karol Dunford has left is a dirty nightgown, caked in mud from the floodwaters that ravaged her West Virginia town and killed at least 23.