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06 Sep 2017 description
About 13,000 people are ill with diarrhoea and respiratory infections in Bangladesh after floods in its north. In Nepal, 26,944 cases of illness have been reported by district health facilities.
21 Aug 2017 description
Widespread floods have killed more than 800 people and displaced over a million in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with aid workers warning of severe food shortages and water-borne diseases.
03 Nov 2014 description
Scientists at the Pakistan Meteorological Department say weak and moderate rainfall provides the most groundwater recharge - but that type of weather is becoming a rarity.
22 Jul 2014 description
Around 10,000 people have been evacuated to cyclone shelters in Odisha state's worst-hit district of Jajpur after a major river burst its banks, flooding 30 villages.
10 Jan 2014 description
The cost of typhoon reconstruction this year could reach 138 billion pesos ($3.1 billion) as the Philippines seeks to put in safeguards for future disasters, the budget secretary said.
18 Oct 2013 description
Tens of thousands of mud-and-thatch homes were destroyed, large tracts of farmland inundated and power and telecoms services disrupted. The delays have sparked protests and looting in some areas.