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Mahakali: An account of women's lives along the river basin as men migrate in search of work
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Mahakali: An account of women's lives along the river basin as men migrate in search of work

Men are conspicuously absent from the villages and towns on the banks of the Mahakali – the transboundary river that marks the western border of Nepal with India.

Five more die in Bihar floods as toll rises to 97; Deputy CM Sushil Modi to take stock of relief, rehabilitation work
India

Five more die in Bihar floods as toll rises to 97; Deputy CM Sushil Modi to take stock of relief, rehabilitation work

With five more deaths, the death toll in Bihar floods reached 97 on Saturday, the state's disaster management department said.

Flash floods in Pakistan leave 28 dead with toll likely to rise; over 150 houses and two mosques damaged
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Flash floods in Pakistan leave 28 dead with toll likely to rise; over 150 houses and two mosques damaged

Heavy rains and flash floods have wreaked havoc in the Neelum Valley in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, killing at least 28 people and sweeping away mosques and houses, according to a media report.

Cloudburst causes flash flood, landslides in PoK's Neelum Valley; 23 dead, several others missing
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Cloudburst causes flash flood, landslides in PoK's Neelum Valley; 23 dead, several others missing

A large number of homes in the Laswa area of PoK's Neelum Valley were damaged and dozens of people were swept away in the flooding caused by relentless rainfall.

Heavy rains in Thane and Palghar: Five dead in separate incidents, 3 rescued from submerged car
India

Heavy rains in Thane and Palghar: Five dead in separate incidents, 3 rescued from submerged car

Since Sunday, heavy rains has caused Surya, Vaitarna and Pinjal rivers in the Thane-Palghar region to swell, due to which residential clusters alongside are in danger of being submerged.

Flash floods in Indonesia’s Papua province kills 42, injures 21; disaster management body says evacuations underway
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Flash floods in Indonesia’s Papua province kills 42, injures 21; disaster management body says evacuations underway

The floods in Indonesia's Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides on Saturday, and also left 21 people injured.

18 killed as Jordan flash flood sweeps away students, teachers visiting hot springs near Dead Sea
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18 killed as Jordan flash flood sweeps away students, teachers visiting hot springs near Dead Sea

Flash floods unleashed by heavy rains swept away middle school students and teachers visiting hot springs near the Dead Sea on Thursday, killing 18 and injuring 35 as the torrent carried some for several kilometers, a civil defence official said.

Himachal Pradesh: Two dead as heavy rains trigger flash floods; officials issue high alert for Kullu district
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Himachal Pradesh: Two dead as heavy rains trigger flash floods; officials issue high alert for Kullu district

According to officials, people residing in low-lying areas in Himachal Pradesh, especially in Kangra, Chamba, Kullu and Mandi districts, are being evacuated.

Arunachal Pradesh flash flood: Toll rises to four, two still missing; search and rescue operations underway
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Arunachal Pradesh flash flood: Toll rises to four, two still missing; search and rescue operations underway

With the recovery of one more body from neighbouring Assam, the toll in flash floods of Arunachal Pradesh has mounted to four while two others are still missing, an official said Saturday.

Kerala, After The Flood: 2018 deluge less intense than 1924; illegal quarrying, deforestation worsened situation
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Kerala, After The Flood: 2018 deluge less intense than 1924; illegal quarrying, deforestation worsened situation

Kerala's once-in-a-lifetime rainfall was 2,378 mm over 88 days, four times more than normal – but 30 percent less and spread over 61 days more than the deluge of 1924

French rescuers rescue 750 campers amid flash floods in Gard region; one person reported missing
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French rescuers rescue 750 campers amid flash floods in Gard region; one person reported missing

After a hot spell, flash flooding hit the northern part of the Gard region, turning the Ceze and L'Ardeche rivers into churning waterways that quickly spilled out of their banks. Nearby regions - all part of the verdant and mountainous Cevennes - also were hit with flooding.

Nepal landslide kills woman, seven children; army and police personnel continue search for survivors in Bheri area
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Nepal landslide kills woman, seven children; army and police personnel continue search for survivors in Bheri area

The landslide victims were aged between three and eleven years. Residents of Terai, a low lying region bordering India, have been warned to beware of floods

Eleven killed as heavy rains lead to floods and landslides in Uttarakhand; schools shut amid thunderstorm warmings
India

Eleven killed as heavy rains lead to floods and landslides in Uttarakhand; schools shut amid thunderstorm warmings

Monsoon-led heavy rains are have wreaked havoc in Uttrakhand as seven people have been reported killed in rain-related incidents in the capital city of Dehradun alone.

Flash floods in Jammu kill three people, damage nearly dozen houses and wash away cattle; officials issue advisory
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Flash floods in Jammu kill three people, damage nearly dozen houses and wash away cattle; officials issue advisory

Nearly a dozen 'kacha' houses were also damaged in floods while cattle were perished in different districts over the past three days.

J&K Police sets up 24x7 flood helpline as heavy rains lash parts of state; flash-floods, landslides reported
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J&K Police sets up 24x7 flood helpline as heavy rains lash parts of state; flash-floods, landslides reported

The Jammu and Kashmir Police also said that the Anantnag district of south Kashmir faces an increased threat of a flood-like situation

Tropical Storm Tembin hits Philippines: Christmas sees thousands take refuge in shelters, flash floods kill over 100
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Tropical Storm Tembin hits Philippines: Christmas sees thousands take refuge in shelters, flash floods kill over 100

Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters today as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.

Athens flash floods: 21 dead; one missing as water engulfs areas of Greece's capital
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Athens flash floods: 21 dead; one missing as water engulfs areas of Greece's capital

The death toll from flash floods near Athens last week has risen to 21, with one more person still missing

Congress hits back at Narendra Modi over his Kedarnath shrine redevelopment remarks
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Congress hits back at Narendra Modi over his Kedarnath shrine redevelopment remarks

Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "arrogant" over his remarks on the redevelopment of the Kedarnath shrine.

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 4 storm after making landfall in Cuba while heading for Florida
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Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 4 storm after making landfall in Cuba while heading for Florida

Hurricane Irma weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm on early Saturday, according to the US National Hurricane Center, after making landfall hours earlier in Cuba