• Images

    52 killed in Brazil flood

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha/ Xinhua. Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 11:39am on January 29, 2020

    Severe flood has left a total of 52 people dead in southeast Brazil’s Minas Gerais state, the state civil defence agency said on Tuesday. One...

  • Images

    Indonesia flood death toll hits 53

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 09:58pm on January 04, 2020

    Indonesian rescue teams flew helicopters stuffed with food to remote flood-hit communities on Saturday as the death toll from the disaster jumped to 53 and...

  • Images

    Indonesia flood death toll hits 43

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:18pm on January 03, 2020

    Indonesian rescuers mounted a desperate search on Friday for those missing after torrential rains unleashed flash floods and landslides, killing at least 43 people across...

  • Images

    29 killed, several missing in Indonesia floods

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 02:22pm on January 02, 2020

    Indonesia’s disaster agency warned Thursday of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed at least 29 and...

  • Images

    Nine killed in Jakarta flood

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 11:24pm on January 01, 2020

    Nine people died after Indonesia’s capital was hit by its deadliest flooding in years, authorities said Wednesday, as torrential rains on New Year’s Eve left...

  • Images

    Floods in DRC claim dozens of lives

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 09:38pm on November 24, 2019

    Dozens of people have died in flooding in the Democratic Republic of Congo when the Congo River and its tributaries burst their banks, a charity...

  • Images

    Two dead after floods hit France

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 09:30pm on November 24, 2019

    Two people were found dead on Sunday after massive flooding that has hit southeastern France since Friday, causing major damage in the region, local authorities...

  • Images

    Venice braces for ‘tough day’

    Reuters . Venice | Updated at 10:03pm on November 17, 2019

    St. Mark’s Square in Venice was awash with water and closed on Sunday as city authorities prepared for another exceptional high tide just days after...

  • Images

    Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 10:32pm on November 16, 2019

    Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities...

  • Images

    Deposit growth slows to 16.75pc in July-Sept

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    Growth in deposit in banks through the agent banking channel dropped to 16.75 per cent in the July-September quarter this year against 41.5 per cent...