More than 250 rescue workers attempt to save an estimated 40 others whose homes fell apart while they slept
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Friday 28 October 2011
Thailand's prime minister said Bangkok was fighting the forces of nature yesterday as residents fled, rivers swelled and floodwater threatened to burst through dikes protecting the capital.
Friday 02 September 2011
In the shadow of the Cresta Run, the green jersey of the King of the Mountains moved significantly closer for Britain’s Ian Williams as he topped the league table at the St. Moritz Match Race.
Saturday 27 August 2011
Flash floods triggered by monsoon rains wiped out a village in northwest Pakistan, killing at least 33 people, a government official said yesterday.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
At least 20 people are missing after an overcrowded boat they were travelling in capsized in a rain-swollen river in southern Nepal.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Sunday 12 June 2011
Monday 02 May 2011
The founder of Monsoon has paid himself a dividend of £16.4m after the fashion chain more than tripled pre-tax profits last year.
Saturday 16 April 2011
Sri Lanka has a tropical climate which leads to hot and very humid conditions all year round. There is some variety across the island, with the central highlands experiencing a cooler and more temperate climate, while coastal areas are moderated by sea breezes. The country also experiences a dry season and two wet seasons, with the latter coming from monsoon rain that falls in opposite halves of the country.
Friday 18 February 2011
Saturday 15 January 2011
Unceasing monsoon rains have exacerbated the crisis facing more than a million people affected by Sri Lanka's deadly floods.
Friday 14 January 2011
Sri Lanka is battling to confront widescale monsoon flooding that has affected more than one million people and which the government says is second only to the 2004 tsunami in terms of the devastation it has caused.
Monday 03 January 2011
A combination of heavy monsoon rain falling on already saturated ground, which has caused many rivers to burst their banks, is the straightforward explanation for the catastrophic flooding seen across vast areas of Queensland. Just before Christmas, the Australian Government's Bureau of Meteorology warned Queenslanders to prepare for heavy flooding during the holiday period, due to the heavily saturated ground and rainfall that was predicted in a range of 300mm to 600mm.
Saturday 20 November 2010
If there's one aspect of the Indian weather that most people have heard about, it's the monsoon rains that drench parts of southern Asia between June and September.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Rescuers dug with their hands today to pull survivors and bodies from a building that collapsed in New Delhi, killing at least 64 people and leaving scores injured.
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