At least nine people were killed and seven others missing in South Korea after intense downpours flooded major roads, metro stations and homes in the heaviest rainfall the country has ever recorded.
Heavy rain is expected to continue in the US state and officials fear the death toll may rise as search and rescue teams fan out across flood-hit areas and recover more bodies.
Residents in eastern regions express frustration over slow relief and recovery while Sydney braces for more heavy downpours as part of what PM Morrison calls "floods that we have not seen in living memory."
Death toll rises to eight after heavy rains smash east coast with storm system now moving slowly south to New South Wales, Australia's most populous state.
Malaysian authorities warn bad weather is set to continue in northern states, as official data showed 11,831 people are being housed in flood relief centres.
Each winter, harsh weather conditions take their toll on people forced to leave their homes. One example is the camps in Syria’s Idlib that shelter thousands of displaced people.
Early observations suggest the rains might have been encouraged by a low-pressure system parked over western Europe for days, at it was blocked from moving on by high pressure to the east and north.
Adding to the devastation, several more were feared dead in a landslide in northern Germany triggered by floods. Hundreds were unaccounted for in the country, while in Belgium more than 21,000 people left without electricity in one region.
Members of India's National Disaster Response Force continue to search for missing people after heavy monsoon rains triggered landslides and flash floods in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand states.
At least 33 people are dead and more than 90 are missing after a monster Cyclone Tauktae slammed India, compounding the country's woes as it posted a new record number of Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours.
Thousands have evacuated in New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, due to heavy rains over the weekend and severe flooding, the worst in half a century.
The East African nation has seen dozens of deaths caused by torrential rains in recent weeks but Wednesday night’s downpour was the worst in months, the Ministry of Emergency Management said.
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