Floods Mumbai 

Monsoon rains bring India’s financial capital to a standstill

Indians wade through a flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai on Aug 29, 2017. (Photo: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP)  MUMBAI: Heavy monsoon rains brought India’s financial capital to a halt on Tuesday (Aug 29), with authorities struggling to evacuate people with the scheduled high tide adding to the chaos. Incessant rain flooded several parts of Mumbai and paralysed train services used by millions of commuters daily, with many stranded at stations and hundreds of others walking home through waist-deep water on railway tracks. People walk along a flooded street during…

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Accident Floods Pattaya Weather 

Heavy rain causes mayhem for Pattaya roads

Heavy rain causes mayhem for Pattaya roads It is well and truly the rainy season now and last nights storm caused absolute chaos on the roads. Some of the worst affected areas included the Sukhumvit Road stretching from Central to South Pattaya, 3rd Road, and Khao Talo, where water levels reached up to 50cm in some places. Pattaya’s drainage system, or lack of it, came under heavy fire and carried on it’s consistency, to put it nicely, from previous heavy downpours. Traffic build up was nothing short of a nightmare…

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Floods News Vietnam 

14 dead in tropical storm in Vietnam

At least 14 people have died in a tropical storm that has hit Vietnam after pummelling China. The two countries are dealing with the aftermath of Storm Talas, which was accompanied by torrential rain and strong winds. A cargo ship with 13 crew members aboard sank off the coast of Vietnam’s Nghe An Province, leaving one dead and six others missing. (Reuters video) Please credit and share this article with others using this http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/1289442/14-dead-in-tropical-storm-in-vietnam. View our policies at http://goo.gl/9HgTd and http://goo.gl/ou6Ip. © Post Publishing PCL. All rights reserved.

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Accident Floods Penang 

Woman climbs onto roof of car after driving into a canal amid pouring rain in Penang

BUTTERWORTH, PENANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK)- A woman drove into a canal in Taman Oi Leng Hoi, Sungai Puyu, after missing a turn during a downpour. She escaped in the nick of time by sliding out from the window and standing on the car’s rooftop while waiting for help. The incident ocurred at 7.15am on Friday (July 14). “I managed to wind down the window and swim out as the cold water started gushing in,” she said. “Thank God, someone came to my aid after a while,” she added. The…

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Asia Floods Thailand 

21 dead after worst rain ‘in 30 years’ in southern Thailand so far.

Twenty-one people have been killed and nearly one million people affected by floods in southern Thailand after days of rain across the country’s southern neck. The “severe flooding is because of the worst rainfall in more than 30 years”, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha told reporters. Downpours and flash floods have also disrupted holidays on tourist islands including Samui and Phangan, disappointing tens of thousands of visitors hunting Thailand’s peak season sun. Despite the end of the monsoon season weeks ago, there were no immediate signs of respite for the flood-battered region.…

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News Singapore Weather 

First half of May to be wet and warm, with highs up to 35 deg C and afternoon thundery showers

SINGAPORE – The first half of May – traditionally the second-warmest month of the year after April – is expected to be wet and warm, the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) said in a media advisory on Tuesday (May 2). Daily temperatures on most days are expected to range between 25 deg C and 34 deg C, with highs up to 35 deg C expected on some days. There will also be thundery showers in the afternoon on some days. On two or three days, widespread thundery showers and gusty winds…

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Asia News Vietnam 

Floods kill 21 in central Vietnam as typhoon approaches

HANOI • At least 21 people have been killed by floods in Vietnam’s four central provinces in the past week, and eight are still missing, the government said yesterday amid preparations for Typhoon Sarika to hit the country. Fifteen of the victims were in Quang Binh province, where the typhoon is expected to hit by Wednesday, the government said. Typhoon Sarika yesterday barrelled into northern Philippine provinces before weakening. It was moving towards the South China Sea, but the local weather bureau said it was closely monitoring another storm that…

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