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The Guardian   26 March 2021   Australia   New South Wales  
<p>The number of New South Wales residents forced from their homes by flooding is &ldquo;trickling down&rdquo; with fewer than 9,000 still unable to return, as rivers across the state recede and the sun comes out.<br />The SES has started assessing damage ...
Yahoo News   12 January 2021   Indonesia   West Java province  
<p><br />Rescuers are searching for 26 people still missing after two landslides hit a village in Indonesia&rsquo;s West Java province over the weekend.<br />At least 13 people were killed and 29 others injured in the landslides that were triggered by heavy ...
The Jakarta Post   31 August 2020   India   Nepal  
<p>A landslide and floods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 41 people in Nepal and India in the past week, officials said on Monday, as the annual monsoon season enters its final stretch after claiming hundreds of lives in South Asia. Ten people, ...
CNN   07 July 2020   Japan  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
aa.com   02 May 2020   Uzbekistan  
<p>Some 70,000 people have been evacuated from eastern Uzbekistan as hundreds of houses were submerged under waters from a collapsed dam, said government officials on Saturday.<br />Agricultural lands and some residential areas in the region were flooded, ...
Sky NEWS   04 February 2020   New Zealand  
<p>Parts of the island saw more than a metre of rain in 60 hours, the country's Metservice said, adding that a further 200m-300mm of rain was expected to cause "dangerous river conditions and significant flooding" over the coming day.<br />A state of emergency ...
DW   26 January 2020   Brazil  
<p>At least 44 people have been killed, with 19 still missing, following more than two days of torrential rains in the southeast of the country. The severe weather comes one year after a dam break killed nearly 300 people.</p>
The Japan Times   05 January 2020   Indonesia   Jakarta  
<p>JAKARTA &ndash; Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia&rsquo;s capital, and rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday.<br ...
Stuff.co.nz   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The main trunk rail line at Rangitata has suffered "significant damage" from flooding according to an initial assessment by KiwiRail.<br />KiwiRail executive general manager operations Siva Sivapakkiam​ said while the company is waiting on flood waters ...
Express   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The huge landslip will see tourists face an uneasy wait for rescuers. Authorities in New Zealand have warned the tourists they may not be saved until Friday. The mudslides happened near the Franz and Fox glaciers, which, Sky News reports, is on the country’s ...