Pakistan’s finance minister has promised international lenders to stay true to economic reforms despite a new estimate that his country quickly needs more than $16 billion to recover from devastating floods.
At least 25 people died and 52 were missing after five small rivers in central Venezuela flooded due to heavy rains, Citizen Security Vice President Remigio Ceballos said Sunday evening in a televised address.
Record monsoon rains were causing a "catastrophe of epic scale", Pakistan's climate change minister said Wednesday, announcing an international appeal for help in dealing with floods that have killed more than 800 people since June.
A report shows that flash floods that swept through various parts of Iran in recent days significantly raised the inflows of water into dams at a time the country was facing a major drought and potential water shortages in crowded urban areas.
At least 35 people died amid heavy rainfall in northeastern Brazil in recent days, as downpours lashed two major cities on the Atlantic coast, in what is the South American nation's fourth major flooding event in five months.
At least 22 people were killed and rescue crews searched desperately amid shattered homes and tangled debris for more than 50 people still missing after record-breaking rain sent floodwaters surging through Middle Tennessee.