Tag Archives: Monsoon rains

Pakistan storms ground relief choppers

SUKKUR, Pakistan – Stormy weather grounded helicopters carrying emergency supplies to Pakistan’s flood-ravaged northwest Friday as the worst monsoon rains in decades brought more destruction to a nation already reeling from Islamist violence. U.S. military personnel waiting to fly Chinooks

Pakistan latest 1,100 dead, 27,000 trapped

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The death toll from massive floods in northwestern Pakistan rose to 1,100 Sunday as rescue workers struggled to save more than 27,000 people still trapped by the raging water. The rescue effort was aided by a slackening

Afghan floods: Dozens dead

KABUL (Reuters) – Dozens of people were killed and thousands had to be rescued after flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains that struck Afghanistan’s northeast, officials said on Saturday. The rugged and remote area has been hit by the

Severe floods in India as monsoons hit

Video Report: Monsoons cause severe flooding in India

Floods Destroy Indian Homes, Crops; 1.7 Million People Affected

Floods in an eastern Indian state destroyed homes, damaged crops and swept away roads this week, forcing authorities to airdrop food to some of the 1.7 million people affected and rescue others by boat. Monsoon rains lashed three districts of