Myanmar Floods

Flooding in south east Asia continues – Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam have all seen severe floods over the last few days. Karen state in southern Myanmar is the latest region…

Floods in Japan, July 2013

Severe flooding and mudslides in the Yamaguchi and Shimane Prefectures of Japan over the last few days were the result of record levels of rainfall. One person has been reported…

Jeddah Flood Defences

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has suffered from disastrous floods twice in the last few years. In 2009 as many as 122 people were killed and the flood disaster was describes as…

Floods in Northern China

Update: Gansu Province The situation has worsened over the weekend in Gansu. More people have been reported killed in the floods, bringing the total to 20. As many as 56,000…

India’s New Flood Watch Satellite

Last night, 25th July 2013, India successfully launched a satellite that will be dedicated to monitoring weather conditions. The launch of the satellite had been delayed. It’s unclear whether the…

More Floods in Nepal, July 2013

Heavy rainfall resulted in floods and landslides in various regions of Nepal. As of 22nd July 2013, 8 deaths were reported and also 13 reported missing. Three were killed in…

Floods in Punjab, Pakistan

Pakistan has seen huge amounts of rain in the last few days as part of the monsoon. The capital, Islamabad, had over 20cm in 24 hours on 20th July. Flooding…

Floods in Uttar Pradesh, India

Severe flooding on a massive scale across much of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has caused chaos and displaced around half a million people so far. Fatalities have risen…