BENGALURU, Dec 2 : Heavy rains from the retreating monsoon brought down a compound wall in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, killing 17, said police officials from Mettupalayam town, about 500 kilometres from its capital city Chennai.

KHOTANG, Aug 4: Hit by a long drought followed by heavy rains, Haleshi Tuwachung Municipality of Khotang district approached different ministries, requesting them for food supply, road maintenance and drinking water management.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Death toll has reached 48 across the country due to floods and landslides caused by the monsoon rains that began on Thursday night, according to the Nepal Police today.

MUMBAI, July 2: A wall collapsed on shanties in India’s financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain disrupted rail and air traffic, forcing authorities to declare a public holiday.

SHANGHAI, June 12:  Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China, with authorities bracing themselves for at least another four days of downpours, state media reported on Tuesday.