- Monsoon rains kill more than 100 people in India
2 Aug. 20154:13 PM ET
NEW DELHI (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have killed more than 100 people in India in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in state-run relief camps, India's Home Ministry said Sunday.
- Hurricane Guillermo, swirling in Pacific, could hit Hawaii
31 Jul. 201510:45 AM ET
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo is swirling in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii.
- Image of Asia: Crossing the river after monsoon flooding
31 Jul. 20159:28 AM ET
In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, rescuers help residents cross a river after a foot bridge was destroyed by floods in Thulakhet, Nepal, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu. Rescuers on Friday also were searching for more victims of landslides in mountain villages hit by heavy monsoon rains. Authorities counted at least 30 dead as of Thursday, and the searchers were looking for at least 11 others in one hard-hit village, Lumle. The seasonal monsoon brings heavy rains each year that cause flooding in Nepal's southern plains and landslides in the mountains.
- Iraqi government declares 4-day holiday over severe heatwave
29 Jul. 20155:54 AM ET
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Council of Ministers has declared a four-day mandatory holiday beginning Thursday as temperatures are set to soar above 50 degrees Celsius (123 degrees Fahrenheit).
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