Gulf Times - flooding
Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Philippine bride wins hearts after defying storm

Delos Angeles is all smiles as she walks through brown floodwaters in a white gown and veil before her suited groom clad in flip-flops takes her to the altar.

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

Flash floods kill 27 in Kerala, prompting US travel alert

The coastal state is battered by the annual monsoon every year but the rains have been particularly severe this season.

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Patients sat gingerly with their feet up at the Nalanda Medical College hospital in Bihar state when water gushed into the intensive care unit.

Rainstorms kill 49 in northern India

Rainstorms kill 49 in northern India

Heavy monsoon rains that sparked floods and caused buildings to collapse have killed at least 49 people in north India's Uttar Pradesh state since Thursday officials said, as the national weather agency issued further storm warnings.

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan

Typhoon Jongdari is currently packing winds of nearly 200 kilometres an hour and is forecast to hit the country's main island on Saturday night.

Japan PM meets rain disaster survivors, pledges more aid

Japan PM meets rain disaster survivors, pledges more aid

The toll from the record rainfall has continued to rise, as rescue workers dig through the debris and find the remains of dozens of people reported missing.

Japan PM meets evacuees in flood disaster zone

Japan PM meets evacuees in flood disaster zone

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met some of the thousands of people still in shelters during a trip to the flood-ravaged Okayama area.

Thai boys skinnier but in good health after cave rescue

Thai boys skinnier but in good health after cave rescue

Thais reacted with relief, gratitude and exhilaration after the last group of the "Wild Boars" soccer team was rescued from the Tham Luang cave.

Rescue efforts begin for boys trapped in Thai cave

Rescue efforts begin for boys trapped in Thai cave

The "Wild Boars" team has been confined in a cramped chamber several kilometres inside the Tham Luang cave complex since June 23.

Rainfall hampers rescue for children stuck in Thai cave

Rainfall hampers rescue for children stuck in Thai cave

The young football team, aged between 11 and 16, have been stuck in the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand since Saturday night after monsoon rains blocked the main entrance.

Cyclone nearing Oman's Dhofar coast, airport closure extended

Cyclone nearing Oman's Dhofar coast, airport closure extended

Oman News Agency reported that the cyclone will intensify within 12 hours.

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

Flooding and strong winds caused by a tropical cyclone left at least 18 people dead and thousands homeless across two countries in the Horn of Africa, an aid agency said on Monday.